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Monthly Archives: June, 2016

We dont need Ref2; This is what we need

So Thursday happened, people voted for rainy fascism island to become irrelevant rainy fascism island. My timeline is full of racist and xenophobic attacks and everyone I know who can … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Britain needs a promise

We’ve voted, by a tiny margin, to leave the EU. Britain needs a promise that politicians will respect that decision. Politicians made it happen, so politicians must respect the outcome … Continue reading

June 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The politics of child maintenance

The authors at Everyday Victim Blaming chose Fathers Day to make a series of political assertions about child maintenance. One of the assertions they chose to make is that not … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rainy Fascist Love Island

Given how serious the news has been recently you may have missed that their has been a toppling of a monarch and the crowning of a new one last week. … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · 3 Comments

The company you keep

Some time ago,when the SWP were revealing themselves to be a sordid collection of rape apologists, a lot of people had to reflect on the company they keep. Part of … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Get that hot take away from me

What’s a hot take? There’s an interesting argument, and definition, here. We don’t do hot takes here, I hope. I hope you know that too if you’ve read more than … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Men in crisis

Content note for suicide and suicidal ideation It seems as if this blog, sometimes, only exists to remind me of the aspects of beingĀ  a man that I need to … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

What do you say?

what do you say… to the parents preparing a funeral to the partner waking up alone what do you say to the family discovering through a death notice, their child … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Queering sex, an update

I am, according to many of my acquaintances, as straight as a die. They probably should know better, but they don’t,and that’s partly because I choose to keep things that … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The housing market one year on

Labour still isn’t talking about the housing market. It talks about housing supply, but not the housing market, which is a bit like talking about the supply of baked beans … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

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