Tag: Doomed

You Can’t Win…

On the Netflix targeted advertising furore: “I bet people at the company thought it would be a cool idea and drive engagement,” wrote the Chicagoan coder @bensayingthat. “But people generally don’t like knowing they’re being treated differently because of their…

Better To Ask Forgiveness Than Permission…

Charles Willis, Labour councillor for Westborough, said residents are objecting to the controversial plans to change a shop in London Road, Westcliff into the shelter for the community group Off The Streets. The group took the decision to open without…

Ain’t That The Truth!

Man is attacked by a (probably fake) gun wielding thug on his front doorstep. And what’s the reaction from the police? Christopher has just received one further call from the police. They weren’t ringing with news of an arrest (the…

Nothing To Hide, Nothing To Fear..

Teaching assistants at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College have voted to go on strike “for up to a week” to protest disciplinary observation at the school. What on earth is ‘disciplinary observation’…? The school brought in a new training programme…

Interesting Times Ahead….

…and Denmark seems to be a bellwether: Nearly a year after the influx of migrants into Europe reached its peak, the repercussions can now be felt in thousands of classrooms across the continent as a new school year begins. Whereas…

Leeches…

A teenager is suing the Met Police and Islington council for repeatedly holding him in a cell overnight. The 14-year-old’s case is being brought by charity Just For Kids Law, which argued that the boy was kept in the “unsuitable”…