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UKIP councillor urges people to dish the dirt on Labour rivals

A WAR of words has broken out between political parties after a UKIP councillor issued a plea for “bad press” on any Bradford Labour councillor. 413 more words

UKIP

Why Meritocracy Fails

Consider this model.

You have a lower middle-class man. Average intelligence, no special abilities or talents, mediocre work prospects and income. But he has one attribute of value. 612 more words

Classism

Role of Police in Maintaining Class Structure?

METHODS USED TO PREVENT WORKING CLASS WOMEN OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT (Theory)

.          Slander. After the woman has applied for a job she has a chance of getting through being suitably experienced and qualified, the prospective employer will be approached informally and in a “word in your ear” way informed that woman is a criminal/prostitute/drug user or pusher/ mentally unbalanced. 902 more words

Classism

Orwellian: CIA clears itself of spying on Senate committee...

Yahoo News:

A CIA panel Wednesday cleared agency officials of any wrongdoing when they accessed the computers of a Senate committee investigating the agency’s involvement in torture.

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True Talking Points

IRS Watchdog: IRS Cuts Taxpayer Services; Elderly and Disabled Taxpayers Not Allowed to Leave Messages

Despicable. The IRS was punished in its budget for using their power as a political weapon, so their retaliation is to not take calls from tax payers, starting with the elderly and disabled. 328 more words

True Talking Points

Be Paranoid

Another clever Orwellian application of language is the habit of the authorities of accusing anyone who raises suspicions about their activities as “paranoid”. It is a verbal gag equivalent to the charge of “racism” with the same intention and effect – to stop that train of conversation and put the one accused on the defensive. 432 more words