Monthly Archives: May 2012

For the latest on anti-RBS campaigns…

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BBC must allow the truth a voice: social mobility can only come from greater equality

BBC fails to invite relevant experts to discuss low social mobility I was pleased to hear the UK’s low social mobility discussed on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, but annoyed that the people involved did not include either … Continue reading

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BBC’s Today programme attacks herbalism, promotes GM and contributes to the anti-science ‘new age of darkness’ it describes

I was shocked out of my morning dwalm by Today’s (BBC Radio4) crass  handling of a report that US scientists were warning of the end of the age of enlightenment and the arrival of a new age of darkness, in … Continue reading

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Letter to Scotsman: Get Scotmid to bank ethically and get RBS out of our schools!

[Update, 28 May 2012:  The Scotsman has failed to publish this letter.  I have sent it to the Herald.] Just sent this letter to the Scotsman.  It will be interesting to see if it is published! Scotmid (the Scottish Midland … Continue reading

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MoneyNonsense: RBS, out of our schools! You are not a fit and proper institution to teach children about money.

[Update on Monday 4 June 2012:  The RBS MoneySense reception in the Scottish Parliament has now taken place, but MSPs representing three political parties – Labour, the SNP and the Scottish Greens – have all expressed misgivings about RBS teaching … Continue reading

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Ongoing correspondence with NatCen re ‘Necessities of Life’ survey.

  Further to this email, I have received a reply.  Please find it below, followed by my response. Email from NatCen representative Dear Mr Swanepoel, Thank you for participating in the ‘Necessities of Life’ study. We are also grateful for … Continue reading

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I am a citizen, not a consumer.

If you are a market survey person and you have been referred to this page by someone you were surveying please go to the Credo.  Read it, think about it, tell your employers about it, try to find a more … Continue reading

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