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Juice; Old Days Dawning

By Richard Downes / 2021-06-23
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A self portrait of sorts. Photographed through a shop window looking into a cracked glass mirror.

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Crippen discovers that 6 out of 10 people who have died from COVID-19 are disabled

By Crippen / 2021-06-18
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Mehrunisha Suleman, Senior Research Fellow at the Health Foundation has responded to the latest statistics on Covid related deaths from the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS). She

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more con busters – bodies pile high

By gobscure / 2021-06-15
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taken from ongoing con busters

The post more con busters – bodies

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Crippen and further delays to the publication of the government’s disability strategy.

By Crippen / 2021-06-10
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I think that we can safely say that we are now into summer and that the cross-government disability strategy which was to be published early

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Crippen hears about four Tory peers who launch a blistering attack on disabled colleagues

By Crippen / 2021-06-04
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At the same time that the government prepares to publish its cross-government national disability strategy, which disability minister Justin Tomlinson has claimed will “remove barriers

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Crippen hears about legal action over government’s ‘excessive and discriminatory’ care home rules

By Crippen / 2021-05-28
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Disabled activist Doug Paulley strikes again, this time threatening legal action against government COVID rules that force residents of care homes to isolate for two

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New cardboard work titled ‘Youth’

By James Lake / 2021-05-26
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I have started a new project that I am currently calling ‘Youth’.

I promised my youngest son I would make a sculpture of him next.

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Crippen highlights the anger being expressed after watchdog appears to back away from inquiry into DWP deaths

By Crippen / 2021-05-23
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) confirmed that it will be using its powers to address the “systemic barriers” facing disabled claimants in the

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election results (pretending its satire tho)

By gobscure / 2021-05-18
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more genuine news screengrabs – layered or placed alongside to tell the truth more truthfully – crabs in the bucket prime minister and home secretary,

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Crippen asks why Liz Kendall ignored disabled-led social care plans in major speech

By Crippen / 2021-05-13
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You may remember a blog I did about Keir Starmer’s election campaign and his promise to make fundamental reforms, including a right to independent living

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