Tag: impact of Progressivism

Not Just Deaf, But Also Tone Deaf…

Deaf people – those whose preferred language is sign and belong to the capital D “Deaf community” – have had to fight for their rights, language and culture against this oppression. In that context, the strong feelings of an unrepresentative…

Council Priorities…

Blackburn with Darwen Council is seeking designation as a ‘Breastfeeding Friendly Borough’. It’s executive board last week agreed to take measures to secure official approval for the title. …what, you thought it was all cleaning the streets & keeping the…

Fine, Heathrow’s Thataway…

…don’t let the departure lounge door hit you in the arse. I think we’ll be able to manage quite well without the services of a … … wait, what is it you do again? Ah. Yes, I think we can…

More Women as Magistrates!

Hurrah..? A majority of magistrates are women but the sustained increase in their numbers may be concealing a reduction of social diversity on the bench, the national chair of the Magistrates Association has suggested. The latest statistics show that 54%…

Maybe Resistance Truly Is Futile…

This is one of those situations where neither side is wrong in their arguments. Oh, really…? According to a report in the Toronto Star, Troller had been driving around with it for two years, and it was accompanied by a…

Rent Death-Seeking

Stephen Habgood (chairman of the national suicide prevention charity Papyrus) in the ‘Guardian’: Coroners are understandably reluctant to reach a verdict of suicide. Many families who have lost loved ones to suicide, particularly when the deceased are their children, do…