Category Archives: Injustice

Social Investigations . . .

I have not come across this “Social Investigations” blog (in depth investigations on matters of public interest) before now, but was led to it by a post on Facebook.  I publish the introduction but you will need to follow the … Continue reading

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How does my stuff get here . . . ?

An article in yesterday’s Guardian newspaper dicussed this country’s increasing dependence on imports of food and fuel in the context of their prices rising and making life more difficult for us all.  Here are some edited quotes : Just as … Continue reading

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Doonesbury hits the nail on the head . . . again . . .

Donnesbury’s take on Bankers and the Banking Industry . . . G B Trudeau captures the complete lack of understanding of Bankers and the banking industry in not grasping what the rest of the world sees in them.  Or, maybe … Continue reading

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We just don’t seem to be able to get it right, do we . . . ?

“Council chiefs in the North-East say they are struggling to find hundreds of people unlawfully charged the ‘bedroom tax’ after a Government blunder.  They are all residents who have lived in the same local council or housing association property since … Continue reading

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The Church Urban Fund . . .

I well remember when the Church (that is “Church of England”) Urban Fund sprang unbidden into life in the days of Archbishop Runcie – a splendid and amusing man whom I was fortunate enough to meet when I was a … Continue reading

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Freedom of . . . Oh ! We mustn’t mention that, sorry . . .

Being old enough to remember WW2 I recollect that we had that quaint idea that we were fighting for, among other things, freedom of speech.  The poor old Germans, so we understood, dare not criticize their Leader or their Government … Continue reading

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MEPs agree four-year jail term for insider trading . . .

BRUSSELS – Financiers in the EU who rig interest rates or take part in insider trading could face years in jail under legislation backed by MEPs on Tuesday (4 February). As part of new rules which will come into force … Continue reading

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Immigrants and deportees . . .

“The Royal Bank of Scotland is facing a row over its pay policies after a fresh hit for legal bills and mis-selling scandals put the bailed-out bank on track to report up to £8bn in losses for 2013. Even though … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Peterloo lives on . . .

“A man will stand trial next month after being caught taking some tomatoes, mushrooms and cheese from the dustbins behind a branch of Iceland. It is expected Paul May, a freelance web designer, will argue that he was taking the … Continue reading

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