Tag: social cohesion

A Country Of Emotional Incontinents..?

The ‘Guardian’ gets philosophical: If your train journey proves a little trying beware letting go of your emotions lest the live-tweeter in seat 34A reveals your misery to millions.This is what, in effect, happened to a couple who were having…

Does Local Democracy Work?

A public meeting to discuss proposals for three travellers’ camps was abandoned after 400 residents turned up. On grounds of..? Yeah, you guessed it: So many people from Leicester’s Abbey and Beaumont Leys wards arrived at the meeting venue that…

Disability Hysteria

The ‘Guardian’ has been running a string of increasingly more and more strident and alarming articles warning of the terrible consequences of the ConDem actions to change the welfare bill, feeding from pressure groups for the disabledwho have been forecasting…

Doomed To Failure, Then?

Four community projects are to receive funding from Barking and Dagenham Council this year under its Innovation Grants programme. Ooooh, let’s have a look at them then! Based in Barking, the Recovery LinkUp Cafe will be a meeting place for…

We Are All Muslims Today, Sisters!

Aisha Gill tries desperately to wriggle out of the (totally unexpected) conclusions from the Shafia murder case: On Sunday a Canadian court found three members of an Afghan family, the father, mother and son, guilty of killing three teenage sisters…