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 Extract: Fake morality campaigns...

How officials use anti-smoking, anti-drink, public-health 'charities' as a front for authoritarianism. By Christopher Snowdon


Link Here 3rd March 2017

alcohol-action logoThe charade works like this. The government finds (or creates) a charity, lavishes it with taxpayers' money and encourages it to lobby for taxes and regulation. After a few years of astro-turf campaigning by state-funded activists, the government passes laws which punish, stigmatise and exploit its citizens while claiming to be capitulating to the demands of civil society.

 

 Offsite Article: Censorship and art don't mix...


Link Here 25th February 2017
Spiked logo Galleries must be free to exhibit offensive, even bigoted, work. By Tessa Mayes

See article from spiked-online.com

 

 Update: Justice must be seen to be done...

Not used to threaten extreme punishments to cover up the sexual peccadilloes of the rich and famous


Link Here 6th February 2017  full story: Super Injunctions...Granting super powers to rich gaggers
unbalanced justiceA top celebrity has taken out a so-called super injunction to prevent the press from reporting a story on their personal and professional life .

The extreme gagging order prevents any information which could lead to the identity of the celebrity involved, including their sex, the reason they are famous and information relating to the story.

Officially, the legal measure - which is called an anonymised privacy injunction - has been used by a large number of celebrities including footballers such as Ryan Giggs and John Terry to cover up sexual infidelity.

The latest anonymous celebrity secured a super injunction against the Sunday Times in the High Court.