Tag Archives: discrimination

Dear Nurses – Nigel wants us to spread the word

I call on all those working in UK healthcare to think through just how backward facing this set of proposals actually is Continue reading

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Privileged Glimpses 1: There is no ‘us and them’

I believed myself (very arrogantly, I might add) to be one of ‘the mentally healthy’. I thought that people were born to mental health or to mental ill health and that the work of mental health services was to protect ‘the mentally unhealthy’ from themselves either by medication or by more social methods. Continue reading

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Why I hate ‘staff mugs’

Care workers seperate mugs because the culture seperates people. Staff mugs are a vestige of the ‘us and them’ culture that devalues and disempowers service-users. We may talk about equality and shared care but our most fundamental values tell a different story. Continue reading

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More stunts than a Hollywood blockbuster

Britain First has no intention of fighting any sort of serious political campaign in their target seats Continue reading

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A levelling lesson in equality

UKIP is not a refreshing party of the future. It is a regressive party of the past. UKIP wants to strip ordinary people of the rights our ancestors fought (and died) for over centuries of struggle Continue reading

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Cathy Newman made a mistake. Oh well, nobody’s perfect.

Deceitful broadcasters and politicians with a discriminatory axe to grind represent a far greater threat to UK society than a couple of caretakers securing their Mosque after prayers ever could. Continue reading

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Just when I thought….

UKIPpers really are an odious bunch, aren’t they? Continue reading

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