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Jekyll and Hyde

Last week’s report on investigations into Savile had me pondering the reluctance of people to call out misbehaviour and abuse.

Jimmy Savile abused 63 people connected to Stoke Mandeville Hospital, but the one formal complaint made was ignored, an independent report has found.

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Accountability

UK children suffered sex abuse on 'industrial scale'

David Cameron: “End the walk on by culture that too many police forces and social work departments have demonstrated”

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Council chiefs who ignore child abuse will be jailed

Maximum five-year terms for police, teachers, elected councillors and social workers who turn a blind eye to grooming gangs, Prime Minister announces. No mention of politicians though… 30 more words

NEWS

'We get the kids back': Native American grandmother fights to preserve families

SOUTH DAKOTA – Sitting on the quiet plains of South Dakota, the Crow Creek reservation is buried in snow. Janice Howe’s tiny home, nested in a sparse enclave of houses, is a warm haven against the winter chill. 209 more words

News

South Manatee Library Offers the Lecture “Jewish Interfaith Families: The Joys and Challenges of Parenting/Grand-parenting Your Jewish Interfaith Child”

The South Manatee Branch Library will offer the lecture “Jewish Interfaith Families: The Joys and Challenges of Parenting/Grand-parenting Your Jewish Interfaith Child” on Friday, March 20th, 2015 from 9:30-11:00 AM. 93 more words

Events

My Late Sunday Reflection, Bullying of The Working-Class

ome time ago, around 2009, I went to the social service building in downtown Buffalo, seeking for assistance with my electric bill. They gave me a loan to pay the over-due bill, and now, they want the loan back. 444 more words

Life