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Mutant Millennials

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28. Daughter of mine

One of my favourite songs as a teenager was Mon frère, by Maxime Le Forestier, about the brother he never had. Heartbreaking. This is quite similar in theme. What I like about writing is that it’s …

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Charlottesville: A Reading List

A great list of resources from The New York Public Library’s Gwen Glazer, Librarian, Readers Services (see original post here):  Events of the past week have left many of us struggling for un…

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DEBUNKING EDDIE RUSSELL’S CATHOLIC IN NAME ONLY FLAME MINISTRIES

I’d be one of those decried by Eddie Russell as I practice meditation, T‘ai-chi ch‘üan, mindfulness etc.

“Debunking Eddie Russell’s Catholic In Name Only Flame Ministries:  Eddie Russell fancies himself something akin to a pre-Vatican II-styled avenging crusader, taking it upon himself to expose, corre…”

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7 Days of Action (January 2016 to August 2017)

Announcement: The 7 Days of Action campaign will officially end at midnight on Monday 21st August. The Facebook group will close for new posts and over time, will be replaced by the 7 Days of Actio…

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‘Social’ landlords IMPOSE poverty on the social tenant

UCAPA sees social (sic) landlords impose greater poverty on a greater number of tenants and at a greater speed and hence the alternate title of this being Hey Landlord why UCAPA the tenants knees? …

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Severely disabled forced to work by the Tories ICYMI

It’s not what disabled people can’t do, it is what they can has been the mantra of the Conservatives ever since 2010 along another highly superficial mantra of the best route out of pov…

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Ableism and the Academy: What College Has Taught Me About My Disabled Body

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Nasty Pieces of Work

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“You can’t set her free”: Pharmaceutical Advertisements and the Always Shifting Perceptions of Madness

“You can’t set her free”: Pharmaceutical Advertisements and the Always Shifting Perceptions of Madness
Looking at the ways in which the psychiatric profession advertised for its drugs and treatments can tell us a lot about shifting perceptions of mental health. We’ll keep the explanations short here, but if you want a more thorough critique of psychiatry, read our article Schizo-Genesis // Mad Apocalypse: the Story of the Psycho here.