Some on the left are blinded by old, cold War allegiances, beliefs and sectional thinking.
Month: February 2022
Caring for All
Common Weal Launches ‘Caring for All’ – a Blueprint for a Real National Care Service in Scotland…
Talking Sense… Episode 1
New episode! In the first episode since partnering up with the @_Ungagged team, Kat Cary (Twitter: @kat_cary) and Erin Lux (@seunte) mark #LGBTHistoryMonth by talking sense about the importance of representation with @tiecampaign co-founder Jordan Daly (@jcrdandaly).
Invest in Your Community and Your Local Health: Myles Parilla on WorldBeat (3/3)
How do we restore trust in healthcare amidst a pandemic and culture that has, rightly or wrongly, demonized public health institutions? Myles shoots on the importance of transparency in healthcare towards rebuilding that rapport and how changing incentives in the system to focus on preventative and community health can achieve better outcomes. The Insightful Nurse […]
Nursing During COVID – A Mixed Bag: Myles Parilla on WorldBeat (2/3)
Part 1 HERE Much coverage of U.S. healthcare workers during the Covid-19 outbreak paints a doom and gloom picture of burnout, high turnover, and failing systems. While there may be truth to these narratives, Myles explains the experience can be more nuanced than is presented. He shoots on the role of leadership in creating a […]
The Digital Picket, Covid-19, & Unending Precarity
This week, members of the University and College Union (U.C.U.) commenced our latest wave of industrial action, involving ten strike days spread across the next three weeks, encompassing two distinct but deeply interconnected campaigns.
Defend Our Betters.
There is no need to slag the partying, brexiting, hard working Tories.
An Entrepreneur in Scrubs: Myles Parilla on WorldBeat (1/3)
Part 2 HERE Part 3 HERE Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and Americans can’t seem to catch a break as new variants emerge and policy debates over lockdowns, school closures, and vaccine mandates dominate coverage. It’s pretty daunting for folks on the outside as we struggle to keep up with the breakneck pace […]
Jimmy Carr and ‘the Acceptable Face of Racism’
The recent public spotlight on so called ‘dark comedian’ Jimmy Carr’s extreme racist comment about Gypsies (their mass murder apparently being the only aspect of the Holocaust the Nazis got right), is just the latest mining of a deep vein of historical and persistent discrimination concerning Romanies and Gypsy Travellers.
Holyrude Episode 2.13 – Scrappy Doo of Politics
David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian Finlay (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Sue Gray Reports! – Labour’s Only Scottish MP Tries To Save The Union – Cost of Living Crisis – EHRC Let Their Transphobia Show Music by @HippyMuzic Art by @HeathPeaPict Edited by @HeathPeaPict