Retraumatising the victims of rape and eradicating the poor

Rape is infamously and notoriously difficult to prosecute and that’s if it even gets that far. According to the Crime Survey which is conducted for the Office for National Statistics, ‘on average 85,000 women are raped every year and 400,000 are sexually assaulted. But a mere 15,000 rapes are actually reported. Of those, only a […]

Governments make wars and are war whores, but the people pay the price

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,224 Thursday 08 October 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, War is the sole province of governments. The people don’t make war, ever, we don’t have the resources, the ability or the power. The ability to commit mass murder on a global scale is exclusive to governments. In Britain […]