Monthly Archives: October 2010

Jeremy Clarkson Rapped By OfCom Over ‘Special Needs’ Comment On Top Gear

Hooray! This is great news, and one small step forward in a constant battle against disablism. Jeremy Clarkson hasn’t been sacked by the BBC yet, and unfortunately, it doesn’t look like he will be, but this OfCom ruling is definitely … Continue reading

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The Broken Of Britain

 Disability Voices team member Kali has just set up a brand new group blog called The Broken Of Britain. This blog comes shortly after the success of her Dear Prime Minister Videoblog, posted below. Its Homepage reads: To the disabled people of … Continue reading

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Dear Prime Minister

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Scope Protest The Spending Cuts

The spending cuts announced yesterday are going to disproportionally affect disabled people, that’s pretty much a given.  And the government admit that they haven’t done a full assessment of the affects on disabled people of these cuts.  Which is shocking and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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New Blog: Shout About It

Just a quick post to promote Shout About It, a brand new blog/forum for disability and illness issues. Do drop in and give them a shout!

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The Scope ‘Don’t Cut Us Out’ Facebook Flashmob

I’ve just read that as part of their ‘Don’t Cut Us Out’ campaign, Scope are doing something fun. They are holding a ‘Facebook Flashmob.’ Every Scope supporter throughout the UK is being asked to add Danny Alexander MP as a … Continue reading

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Virginia Ironside’s Comments on Sunday Morning Live

Yesterday, Virginia Ironside made comments on Sunday Morning Live (on the BBC) that she would smother a disabled child.  She said she would be the first to do so and that any good mother would.  You can see the video … Continue reading

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