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Children Or Pets, Who Do We Care For?

I was listening to an Irish radio station, recently, and it had a piece about a job that was on offer involving nothing other than cuddling cats. 682 more words

Social Commentary

Nose Job

Thursday, May 25th marks the celebration of Red Nose Day in the US, a fundraising event dedicated to eradicating child poverty. A large pharmacy chain… 673 more words

News & Events

How much do Labour really care about those in poverty?

Corbyn talks a good talk on poverty but doesn’t walk the walk

For the past 7 years I have sat in Liverpool Council listening to Labour speaker after Labour speaker deriding the Lib Dems for austerity. 1,320 more words

General Election 2017

Northwestern studies new ways to fight poverty: BTN LiveBIG

In the past few years, conversations about income inequality went from a wonky topic debated at Davos to a hot-button issue able to drive insurgent U.S. 248 more words

Tories: #Labourmanifesto doesn't go back far enough! #GE17

Theresa May has criticised Labour’s draft manifesto, claiming it harks back to the 1970s. The SKWAWKBOX contacted the Tory party for clarification and a spokesperson commented: 563 more words

Corbyn’s leadership questions: A cover for Theresa May’s incompetence as a leader

There has been wide reporting that Jeremy Corbyn won’t step down after the general election. The fact is, this information and reporting is purely designed to undermine the Labour campaign, which has been gaining significant support and traction since Theresa May announced the snap general election. 295 more words

Political Prime

'Billy's Rose' magic lantern slides

I’ve talked before about sets of magic lantern slides that tell a story. These were mass-produced by companies such as Bamforth’s of Holmfirth in Yorkshire. They built a stage set with a painted backdrop and a few props, positioned actors on it and took a photo, changed the backdrop / props / actors’ positions, took another photo and so on. 421 more words

Magic Lantern Slides