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"For feminists, democracy has never existed; women have never been and still are not admitted as full and equal members and citizens in any country known as a ‘democracy’."
THE GOVERNMENT IS JUST WEEKS AWAY FROM DESTROYING THE NHS FOREVER.
COME DOWN TO WESTMINSTER BRIDGE TOMORROW AND HELP US BLOCK THE BILL!
"The few who understand the system will either be so interested in its profits or be so dependent upon its favours that there will be no opposition from that class, while on the other hand, the great body of people, mentally incapable of comprehending the tremendous advantage that capital derives from the system, will bear its burdens without complaint, and perhaps without even suspecting that the system is inimical to their interests."
The coalition’s changes to the electoral registration system will lead to a sick democracy, with fewer registered voters and lower turnouts.
If you care about representative democracy, then this may be of interest to you?
Nobel Peace Prize winners. From left to right: President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia (AP Photo); Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee (AP); Yemeni Tawakul Karman who head the organisation Women Journalists Without Chains (AP).
They were awarded the prize for “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” Johnson-Sirleaf is Liberia’s first elected female president and has acted as a reformer in her time in office. Gbowee organized a group of Christian and Muslim women to stand up to Liberian warlords. Karman is a Yemeni journalist who is both a women’s rights activist and a leading protest organiser in Yemen’s Arab Spring uprisings.
This is so great.
Are any of you going to Block the Bridge - Block the Bill on Sunday?
The government is just weeks away from destroying the NHS forever. This is an emergency. On Sunday October 9th at 1pm, join UK Uncut on Westminster Bridge and help block the bill.
LGBTQ* Political Cartoons
“It’s a Queer agenda to want to live life in peace.”
"By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more."