When Theresa May turned the British Prime Minister, her choose for Home Office Undersecretary of State was Victoria Atkins, a former prosecutor who specialised in jailing drug customers, and who was on report for her uncompromising, evidence-ignoring stance on any type of medication legalisation.
Atkins is a pure choose for May: in […]
Carrillion was the UK authorities’s go-to outsourcing associate, an organization with a long and disgraceful history of placing earnings earlier than individuals — maybe that is why HM Government was so able to imagine within the firm’s strong monetary well being because it amassed £7B in money owed after which collapsed, spectacularly, leaving the […]
London — floor zero for monetary shenanigans, money-laundering, and the conversion of housing from a human necessity to an asset-class — has spent a long time changing itself to an inert, open-air vault stuffed with status-displaying safe-deposit packing containers owned by offshore criminals and oligarchs who “improve” their empty properties with absurd fripperies to […]
The London Metropolitan Police use a facial recognition system whose alerts have a 98% false constructive price; individuals falsely recognized by the system are stopped, questioned and handled with suspicion.
The UK has a biometrics commissioner, Professor Paul Wiles, who laments the dearth of any regulation of this expertise, calling it “urgently needed”; […]
The UK Conservative Party has “made Britain great again” by restoring techniques that use tax cash to subsidise the rich; for instance, they’ve revived the “grammar school” system of publicly funded colleges that get to show away college students primarily based on their take a look at scores. Since you’ll be able to enhance […]
Prospective voters in Redford, a part of the East London district of Ilford, discovered a flyer from the native Conservative Party of their mailboxes, by which the boilerplate textual content, which opens with “what we’re doing/have done for ward/area name” had not been changed with native speaking factors.
The flyer went on to […]
Since George Osborne set the pattern in 2015, UK Tory politicians have been posing for images in a legs-too-wide stance laughably referred to as the “power pose.”
I knew a man who practiced an obscure martial artwork that allowed him to take a kick to the testes with out flinching. This is the […]
It’s May Day, and McDonald’s employees in Manchester, Watford, Crayford and Cambridge have walked out, demanding an finish to zero-hours contracts and a £10/hour dwelling wage.
The Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union is asking to be recognised as representing the McDonald’s employees, with calls for that embody fixed-hours contracts and pay fairness […]
When the Cambridge Analytica scandal first broke — and together with it, the information that the corporate had boasted of utilizing misleading and unlawful techniques to promote Brexit — Parliament requested Mark Zuckerberg to indicate up and account for himself. He told them to go fuck themselves.
Now, Parliament has asked a little […]
Defense Secretary James Mattis has introduced a legal investigation into the misuse of $458,000,000 that the US authorities gave to Iraq and Afghanistan to construct out mass-scale home surveillance equipment and different “anti-terrorism” capabilities.
An audit by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction discovered that, since 2007, New Century Consulting had taken […]