Children’s Homes Under the Hammer- Community Care Blog

Children’s homes under the spotlight post-Rochdale Listen out for Radio 4’s The Reporttonight – it has an interesting-sounding (and very topical) report on the safety of children’s homes in light of the Rochdale sexual exploitation case. Children’s homes have been in the media glare since the high-profile abuse caseand the intensity shows no sign of abating, with the leader of…

Originally posted on the void:
The recent hounding of a working single mum on Newsnight by an odious tax payer funded journalist reveals a new current that is emerging in austerity Britain. Shanene Thorpe was interrogated by two-bit hack Allegra Stratton on Newsnight after being invited to give an interview about her experiences as a…

Facebook and the Bubble Mentality- another Zerohedge link

Here. Worth a read. This line. ”What the hell did Morgan Stanley think they were doing valuing an IPO without any viable profit model at over 100 times earnings? The answer is that this was an exit strategy. This IPO was about the people who got in early passing on a stick of dynamite to…

If,,,

On the day Jeremy Cunt provided us all with a spectacular chapter of our story, the front page of the FT screams that investors are now looking for safe havens and Newsnight have dared to mouth questions about the ‘Washington Consensus’, would it be possible to mention Fox and Werrity. The Atlantic Bridge tendencies that…

Dear David Cameron

I recommend Zopiclone. They are not a benzodiazepene, if they don’t get you off to sleep they do chill you out. You can take two, but don’t take them for more than 2 days in a row really. You have to put up with the sleepless nights on the third or risk habit forming.  …

Poll tax

The non-payment of the poll tax, which ensured it would end, and the riots catalysed by the public outcry it created, didn’t happen until two years after the original legislation was passed. It was always abundantly clear that ‘the cuts’ were not the poll tax. The questions were much bigger than that. The compromise that…