I'm genuinely gutted. That exit poll shocked me - what happened to the hope? What happened to the desire for change? People bottled it at the last-minute. Same as last time. I thought we were past that "fear is more powerful than hope" after the Scottish Referendum, but apparently not. My take - ignorance is…Read more Who the F*!k voted for the Tories?!
Apologies for the relative radio silence this past week, been working on a something... Keep it locked.
Read the full article here I apologise for reposting something from The Mirror, but this is an interesting turn of events! Seems like Brian May is not only a fan of Russell Brand, but he's starting a website dedicated to levelling the playing field when it comes to candidates in constituencies across the UK vying…Read more Brian May on Ukip, Russell Brand and how he went from Tory to left-of-centre activist – Mirror Online
The coalition’s benefit sanctions regime, under which more than 1 million jobseekers had their unemployment benefits stopped last year, has spawned hundreds of documentary accounts of claimants being penalised for capricious, cruel and often absurd reasons. via Benefit sanctions: the 10 trivial breaches and administrative errors | Society | The Guardian. An Ideological programme that…Read more Benefit sanctions: the 10 trivial breaches and administrative errors | Society | The Guardian
An interesting thinkpiece from the NY Times. Reminds me of Minority Report, when Tom Cruise gets inundated with personalised adverts... Philip K. Dick once again may not be far off. Needs and Wants, people! Attention is a resource; a person has only so much of it. And yet we’ve auctioned off more and more of…Read more The Cost of Paying Attention – NYTimes.com