Campaigners say technology risks turning UK citizens into ‘walking ID cards’ UK police are using automated facial recognition cameras to record details of those taking part in lawful, peaceful protests eg … Continue reading Police face legal action over use of facial recognition cameras in the UK
Judges say snooper’s charter lacks adequate safeguards around accessing personal data Let’s see if anything gets done about this. Source: UK mass digital surveillance regime ruled unlawful | UK news | The Guardian Continue reading UK mass digital surveillance regime ruled unlawful
The trial of Muhammad Rabbani is set to start on Monday over the British government’s use of Schedule 7 anti-terror powers against him. This is chilling. Source: Airport Police Demanded an Activist’s … Continue reading Airport Police Demanded an Activist’s Passwords. He Refused. Now He Faces Prison in the U.K.
The wealth of McDonald’s shareholders is built on the poverty of its workers. Now they’ve had enough, says Guardian senior economics commentator Aditya Chakrabortty Staff are fighting for £10 an hour. The boss earns £5,684 in the same time. Now employees like Tyrone are saying they’ve had enough. #McStrike is going on … Continue reading Poverty, illness, homelessness – no wonder McDonald’s UK workers are going on strike
Risks from weaker growth, likely recession, higher interest rates and inflation A country that is the sole issuer of its own currency can never have it’s central bank fail. Applying stress tests to sovereign state with central bank is nonsense https://t.co/MfDKgWcv6u — Daniela Gabor (@DanielaGabor) July 14, 2017 Source: Public finances fail … Continue reading Public finances fail stress tests set for banks, says watchdog
The fiction of financial constraint perpetuated by the budget allows authority figures to treat us like children – but it’s time we understood the facts The government doesn’t operate like a household budget. Every penny the government spends but doesn’t take back in taxes is equal to every penny the private sector, … Continue reading Why do politicians continue to push the zombie creed of austerity?
The Investigatory Powers Bill, dubbed the “Snoopers’ Charter” by critics, will hand British police and spy agencies new powers to hack computers and access vast troves of private data. “Every citizen will … Continue reading U.K. Parliament Approves Unprecedented New Hacking and Surveillance Powers
The Investigatory Powers Bill, which was passed on Thursday, would, among other measures, require websites to keep customers’ browsing history for up to a year and allow law enforcement agencies access to … Continue reading UK politicians approve ‘extreme surveillance’ law
The common currency is a flawed project that threatens to hold back European economies for decades to come. This article hits the nail on the head and shows why it will be … Continue reading Brexit isn’t the most serious threat to the EU — the euro is
Do you think the UK anticipated worldwide controversy and economic debate over Brexit? Some of Asia’s biggest economies have expressed concerns over the world’s economic stability as a result of Britain’s decision … Continue reading Brexit: Asian powers warnings over global stability – BBC News
Isn’t it ironic that the UK is now voting on whether or not they want independence from the EU? Are there similarities to the American independence movement from Britain? Counting is under … Continue reading Counting under way in UK’s historic referendum on EU membership – BBC News
Poll shows 88% of 600 experts fear long-term fall in GDP if UK leaves single market, and 82% are alarmed over impact on household income They polled 600 “experts” who all happen … Continue reading Economists overwhelmingly reject Brexit in boost for Cameron