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Tories breaking law at polling stations - photograph, report, do not be fooled #GE17

Worrying reports are reaching the SKWAWKBOX of apparent illegal behaviour by Tory candidates or their representatives at some polling stations.

The Tories appear to be affixing election posters to the walls of polling stations or of the grounds of the polling station, in clear breach of electoral law regarding campaigning within 250m of a polling station or attaching election materials to polling stations: 419 more words


A SHADOWY INTERNATIONAL mercenary and security firm known as TigerSwan targeted the movement opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline with military-style counterterrorism measures, collaborating closely with police in at least five states, according to internal documents obtained by The Intercept.

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Official Violence

Ghost Fish Supper

Nightsoil  fall out lingers on
black pudding, slumberland sausage,
cold bacon buttie
Twenty-two slaughtered in Manchester blast
Why should that
having never sown they reaped… 93 more words


BBC Complaints response

by Martin Odoni

The BBC have responded to the complaint I lodged a couple of days ago about a Conservative councillor, Eric Holford, being allowed a seat in the audience on… 689 more words


About that Tory plant on Question Time

by Martin Odoni

In case you missed it, there was a disturbing moment at the start of BBC Question Time on Thursday 11th May. The recently-elected Conservative councillor for Clydesdale, Eric Holford, was allowed to sit in the audience and was even selected, very suspiciously, to ask the first question of the night, using it to express paranoid, scare-mongering noises about a putative Labour Government. 236 more words