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Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics & Statements by Politicians

Lies are being told by all of the politicians running for office the world over. Big lies, small lies, lies of omission and lies of commission. Lies are everywhere. We all know this, it's not for nothing that was talk about this being a 'post-truth' era. So how do you avoid being fooled? A #BeyondPolitics protest banner outside UK government offices (photo: James Kemp) Lies have Power People have always know the lies have power, all the way back. It's just got easier for the normal people to spot them. To quote Jonathan Swift, over 300 years ago: the greatest Liar has his Believers; and it often happens, that if a Lie be believ’d only for an Hour, it has done its Work, and there is no farther occasion for it. Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it;…
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Join Stonewall’s #NoBystanders Campaign

Over the last couple of weeks Stonewall has started the No Bystanders Campaign to work to end homophobic bullying, watch this short video (it's 60 seconds and narrated by Sir Ian McKellen). The go over to  and sign the pledge. The Pledge I will never be a bystander to bullying and teasing language. If I hear it, I will call it out and if I can, I will stop it. By adding my name I promise to stand up for fairness, kindness and never be a bystander. Comment I believe this is the least we can do as reasonable human beings, I signed up to this, and I think we all should, hence me devoting a blog post to this campaign. Go on, you know it makes sense, get on over to  and sign up. Then stop being a bystander.…
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