Quantum 51 – Cricket; Bigotry; The Catholic MP and the Free Church MP; Child Abuse; Jess Phillips; Scotland and Drugs; Trump; The Bachelorette; Mark Driscoll; Joni; The Handmaids Tale; Augustine Banned

This weeks Quantum ranges from explaining cricket to an MP demanding that the government look after her children five days a week – from The Bachelorette to Donald Trump..Enjoy…(and pass on!) We also looking at The Speaker and bigotry –  the firing of Allen Josephson, The Free Church MP and the Catholic MP https://theweeflea.com/2019/07/10/dear-ian-an-open-letter-to-ian-blackford/ Remember this song?  It’s been banned in a library play group! … Continue reading Quantum 51 – Cricket; Bigotry; The Catholic MP and the Free Church MP; Child Abuse; Jess Phillips; Scotland and Drugs; Trump; The Bachelorette; Mark Driscoll; Joni; The Handmaids Tale; Augustine Banned

Quantum 27 – Consent; Salmond; Drugs; Hate Crime; Abortion; Christian Schools; Mary Queen of Scots

This weeks Quantum covers the Scottish Governments new proposals on teaching children consent; Alex Salmond; Drugs Deaths; The Hate Crime thought police and the case of Harry Miller;   The celebrating of abortion in New York ;   The censorship of Facebook and Google;   Trolling Christian Schools and Mary Queen of Scots (a fuller review which I have written for the Speccie in Australia will follow!) In … Continue reading Quantum 27 – Consent; Salmond; Drugs; Hate Crime; Abortion; Christian Schools; Mary Queen of Scots

Poverty Safari – Darren McGarvey – An Important Book

Poverty Safari is written by Darren McGarvey – perhaps better known as Loki a Glasgow rapper, performer and broadcaster.    It is subtitled “Understanding the anger of Britain’s underclass”.   Its a book that is still a best seller and has had rave reviews… “One of the best accounts of working class life I have read.”  Nick Cohen, Guardian “Savage, wise and witty….It is hard to … Continue reading Poverty Safari – Darren McGarvey – An Important Book

Working Together to Break the Grip of Drugs – Letter in the Dundee Courier

The Dundee Courier printed the picture above as its cover a couple of days ago.  It was very effective – at least on me and had me on my knees!  I wrote to them this response and am delighted to see that today they had it as their main letter (see above) There is a hopelessness about so many people.  They are without hope because they … Continue reading Working Together to Break the Grip of Drugs – Letter in the Dundee Courier