All Blog Posts Tagged 'UK' (7)

Youth Unemployment in the UK

The unemployment rate for 16-23 year olds is the highest it's been in a generation in the UK, with record numbers of university graduates and school levers going straight on the doll. Even though this feels like a fairly recent news story, caused by raised tuition fees and extensive cuts implamented or planned by the fairly new coalition government, it really has been a growing problem for many years now. I graduated university in the year 2009, which, at the time, was considered the worst…

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Added by Stuart M Rees on August 21, 2011 at 8:14am — 1 Comment

Everyone can be a riot expert if they only try!

There’s been a spate of people on TV reminding us that not all large scale public disorder events are mindless, looting fests; sometimes they are politically motivated.

 

Whilst this is of course true, it’s wrong to infer that because there are people in the UK with urgent and legitimate complaint, the recent UK riots are some sort of expression of anything other than smash and grab on a large scale.

 

People can tell the difference, you can tell the… Continue

Added by Darren Taggart on August 10, 2011 at 8:02am — 4 Comments

Protest The Pope, London 18th Sept 2010: An account from one who was there.



Yesterday travelled down to London to hook-up with fellow hootoo-er Effers (AKA Alison) to join the Protest The Pope Campaign.



Her account can be read here.





We rendezvoused at St Pancras as planned and navigated the tube to Hyde Park, we knew we were in the right area as we began following the devout with these little yellow "Pilgrim…
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Added by Richard Healy on September 19, 2010 at 11:30am — 10 Comments

Protest The Pope

This Saturday, I shall be in London, at the gathering in Hyde Park protesting The Pope's official state Visit to these islands, before marching on Downing Street.





http://www.protest-the-pope.org.uk/2010/07/march-and-rally-main-event-for-the-protest-the-pope-campaign/





And I'll be taking… Continue

Added by Richard Healy on September 16, 2010 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

UK Government caves to Vatican in legal dispute on the violation Universal Human Rights.

Pope to protected from legal challenge while on state visit to UK


Those Fucking Cowards.

What greater crime than raping children in their care, does that miserable cult have to commit in order to receive it's comeuppance as the stain on human dignity that it is?

I am not surprised but I am fucking angry.

Added by Richard Healy on July 28, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

We ain't half got it easy in Britain.

While perusing this 'ere site I've seen many posts and blogs discussing 'coming out' as an atheist. Initially I was a tad miffed by this. I knew that the situation in other parts of the world was much worse than it is here but I don't think I realised quite how ghastly it actually is.



I saw references to coming out as atheist and thought, 'You what? Coming out as gay was a big step, and came after much stalling, self-doubt and soul searching. It was a very big, and hard, step to… Continue

Added by Dave P on July 11, 2009 at 3:22pm — 6 Comments

To both liberals and conservatives; FUCK YOU! Be a human bing and come to the middle!

I was reading the commenrts on a Youtube video by Pat Condell. The video is about the islamification of the UK(specifically the adoption of sharia courts) and there where many stupid comments from stupid people. People calling for a genocide against… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on October 7, 2008 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

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