British Labourite poet banned by Blairites for satiric Blair poems — Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video from Ireland says about itself: Kevin Higgins – An Introduction with two poems from Revival Launch of the Revival Poetry Journal issue 7, recorded in The Whitehouse, O’Connell St., Limerick, on Wednesday the 9th April 2008. By Steve Sweeney in Britain, Tuesday, January 2, 2018: Calls grow for Kevin Higgins to be reinstated […]

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autism and adulthood: some coping suggestions! — different but not less.

making a list and checking it twice, ten, twenty times over. heres a glimpse into the journey of autistic adulthood. a journey i am barely beginning and quickly learning how intense, and unprepared i really am for it. and some autistic tips to help others in my figurative mind-shoes get the respite and coping skills […]

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A Perfect Day For Diagnosis

This week, after a nearly two year wait, we received Sonny’s official Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Two years is a long time to be treading waterand I’m so relieved it’s finally over.

I needed to have confirmed what I knew in my heart was true. I needed someone to acknowledge our struggles and tell me here is the reason why. I needed to hear “it’s nothing you’ve done wrong.” I needed that proof and confirmation to be able to tell all those who’ve judged us on face value because ‘Autism doesn’t have a look.’ Autism is a hidden disability.

I woke up Wednesday morning feeling like it was my birthday, I couldn’t wait! We’ve been waiting for this day for so long. I felt such despair and disappointment when our previous appointment in November was cancelled. I’m not one to wish time away but when your family is…

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London Grenfell Tower disaster, new film reviewed — Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video about London, England says about itself: Failed By The State: The Struggle in the Shadow of Grenfell (Part 1) 16 November 2017 redfish presents its debut: An exclusive grassroots report into how austerity and gentrification caused the Grenfell tragedy, one of the deadliest fires in recent UK history. This video about London, England […]

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Inequality getting worse, economists say — Dear Kitty. Some blog

By Niles Niemuth in the USA: World’s richest one percent capture twice as much income growth as the bottom half 15 December 2017 The inaugural World Inequality Report published on Thursday by economists Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman, Facundo Alvaredo and Lucas Chancel documents the rise in global income and wealth inequality since 1980. […]

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