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2011-09-12 12:34:54     About Full Fact | Full Fact

http://fullfact.org/about

Full Fact is an independent fact-checking organisation. ... to see the facts and context behind the claims made by t... British political debate and press those who make mislea...
We have already successfully pressed for inaccurate clai ...
Since its c

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2011-07-25 11:24:17     Anders Behring Breivik: Tunnel vision in an online world | Thomas Hylland Eriksen | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...hring-breivik-norway-extremists

The role of the internet in fragmenting the public spher... subject of some scholarly and journalistic interest, mos... Pariser's excellent The Filter Bubble, which shows how G... and other major actors filter our web searches, updates ... our user pr

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2011-06-18 14:55:13     BBC News - African jitters over blogs and social media

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13786143

African governments are turning to more sophisticated te... internet sites and bloggers who they perceive to be a th...
That is the conclusion of The Committee for the Protecti ...

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2011-05-21 21:30:59     BBC News - Hard to explain how bad economic crisis is, says Cable

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13480971

Business Secretary Vince Cable says it has been a challe... government to explain to the public how bad a state the ...
He told the Guardian the country was poorer because of t ...
Britain is no longer one of the "price-setters" in world ...
"We have ha

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2010-07-02 13:15:48     BBC News - UK borrowing hits record £163.4bn

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8636701.stm

budget deficit
Total government debt now stands at £890bn - equivalent ...
The £163.4bn borrowed is equivalent to 11.6% of GDP.

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2011-08-18 18:12:48     Ben’s Blog - Inside Time Newspaper

http://www.insidetime.org/articleview.asp?a=737&c=bens_blog

Lifer Ben Gunn’s Prison Blog … the only blog by a se... prisoner which ‘looks stupidity and ignorance in the e... attempting to inject some neurons into the criminologica...

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2014-01-09 07:05:04     Benefits Street: a toxic caricature of Britain’s poor | new economics foundation

http://www.neweconomics.org/...c-caricature-of-britains-poor

In our currently unstable economy, many are finding that... – people are increasingly moving in and out of work, a... support between these brief spells of employment. Even t... are finding it hard to meet the cost of living – a clo... UK’s bene

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2014-02-15 11:08:56     Boris Johnson: a pound spent in Croydon more value than a pound spent in Strathclyde

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjFboRwGiqc#t=90

Current Mayor and Tory candidate Boris Johnson told us: "We're making the case now to central government for more funding. I'm making the argument to the Treasury that a pound spent in Croydon is far more of value to the country than a pound spent in Stra

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2014-01-20 10:46:03     Britain is scared to face the real issue – it's all about inequality | Will Hutton | Comment is free | The Observer

http://www.theguardian.com/...ty-threat-recovery-poverty-pay

It's inequality, stupid. It's inequality that is behind ... and the growth of the welfare bill. It's inequality prop... escalating demand for credit. It's inequality that has c... banking system and its still feral proclivities. It's in... provoked th

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2012-09-12 22:55:04     CCTV used in more than 200 school toilets - Home News - UK - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...-school-toilets-8129979.html

More than 200 schools are using CCTV cameras in toilets ... figures showed today.
A total of 825 cameras were located in the toilets or ch ...

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2014-09-27 18:13:27     CEOs Get Paid Too Much, According to Pretty Much Everyone in the World - Gretchen Gavett - Harvard Business Review

http://blogs.hbr.org/...o-pretty-much-everyone-in-the-world/

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2011-06-18 14:55:41     China military paper urges steps against U.S. cyber war threat | Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/...internet-idUSTRE75F2GS20110616?...

(Reuters) - China must boost its cyber-warfare strength ... Pentagon push, the country's top military newspaper said... weeks of friction over accusations that Beijing may have... of Internet hacking attacks.

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2011-05-09 20:10:53     Deficit, national debt and government borrowing - how has it changed since 1946? | News | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...debt-government-borrowing-data

The latest data from the Office for National Statistics ... borrowing up to October 2010. The figures go all the way... 1940s. It seems that all the political parties have face... of debt through the years - as if the economic climate h... independent

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2010-06-15 08:54:07     Economics Essays: Unemployment in the UK

http://econ.economicshelp.org/200.../unemployment-in-uk.html

Brief History of Unemployment in UK
Source: Dept for Work and Transport
After the ravages of the Great Depression era where unem ...
It was in the manufacturing recession of 1981 when unemp ...
... ent was fairly close to full employment at just over 3%.

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2014-03-27 08:12:37     Extra Food Banks Aren't Needed Because Restaurants Are Busy, Says Tory Councillor

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/...ll-ascough_n_5034541.html

A local Conservative councillor has said the fact he str... table in restaurants at the weekends proves there is no ...
Crawley councillor Liam Marshall-Ascough made the commen ...

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2014-01-04 18:55:59     From cash machines to courgettes, the poor will pay more | Zoe Williams | Comment is free | theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/co.../cash-machines-poor-pay-more

Lack of access to non-charging cashpoints is just one ex... dice are loaded against poor people in a free market

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2011-05-09 19:34:54     Guernica / Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Laden’s Death

http://www.guernicamag.com/...oam_chomsky_my_reaction_to_os/

It’s increasingly clear that the operation was a plann... multiply violating elementary norms of international law... have been no attempt to apprehend the unarmed victim, as... have been done by 80 commandos facing virtually no oppos... they claim,

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2013-03-14 08:12:03     Majority of British children will soon be growing up in families struggling 'below the breadline', Government warned - UK Politics - UK - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...vernment-warned-8531584.html

The majority of British children will soon be growing up... are struggling “below the breadline” because of welf... and wage freezes, the Government is warned today.
Within two years, almost 7.1m of the nation’s 13m youn ...

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2013-02-09 13:53:44     MPs call for Government to consider ending use of Cloud amid concerns that US authorities can access information - News - Gadgets & Tech - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...ess-information-8473693.html

The Government should consider stopping sharing intellig... the US and end the use of Cloud computing due to concern... personal information about British citizens can be spied...
The warning comes during a Whitehall drive for governmen ...
US law allo

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2010-06-15 09:01:14     National Statistics Online - Public Sector

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/nugget.asp?id=206

Public Sector
Monthly: £9.3 current budget
Graphs showing cumulative public sector finance and net debt
Graphs showing cumulative public sector finance and net debt
... Published on 21 May 2010 at 9:30 am

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2012-09-28 10:13:13     New Statesman - Tax avoidance isn't a left or right issue, it's a cancer eating our democracy

http://www.newstatesman.com/...s-cancer-eating-our-democracy

Topshop pays 140 times as much tax as Google, despite be... less profitable business.

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2014-01-20 10:39:52     Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as half of the world's population | Business | theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/...chest-people-half-of-the-world

The extent to which so much global wealth has become cor... handful of the so-called 'global elite' is exposed in a ... Oxfam on Monday. It warned that those richest 85 people ...
Working for the Few - Oxfam report Source: F. Alvaredo, ...
The wealth

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2011-08-15 15:12:39     Police kill mobile phone service to squelch protest • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/...ce_cut_mobile_phone_service/

In response to a threatened protest in its subway system... authorities temporarily shut down mobile phone service i... stations of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, known l...

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2014-01-10 16:42:35     Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness - Crime - UK - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...on-homelessness-8631665.html

Police in north London have seized blankets, sleeping ba... donations from rough sleepers in a crackdown on homeless...

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2013-03-10 12:29:27     Public libraries: 150 years of advance is being destroyed | That's How The Light Gets In

http://gerryco23.wordpress.com/...dvance-is-being-destroyed/

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2013-02-10 14:39:17     Ramesh Patel: Finally! Exposed! The Deficit Myth! So, David Cameron When Are You Going to Apologise?

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/...terity_b_2007552.html?...

As a Conservative I have no pleasure in exposing David C... claims. However, as long as the party continues to talk ... via the blame game, confidence will not be given an oppo... For it is an undeniable and inescapable economic fact: w...
Below are t

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2013-12-23 23:54:43     Ramesh Patel: Finally! Exposed! The Deficit Myth! So, David Cameron When Are You Going to Apologise?

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/...-austerity_b_2007552.html

As a Conservative I have no pleasure in exposing David C... claims. However, as long as the party continues to talk ... via the blame game, confidence will not be given an oppo... For it is an undeniable and inescapable economic fact: w...
Below are t

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2014-04-14 09:03:21     Ramesh Patel: Finally! Exposed! The Deficit Myth! So, David Cameron When Are You Going to Apologise?

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/...-austerity_b_2007552.html

As a Conservative I have no pleasure in exposing David C... claims. However, as long as the party continues to talk ... via the blame game, confidence will not be given an oppo... For it is an undeniable and inescapable economic fact: w...
Below are t

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2010-12-27 10:35:24     Stephen Gill - Americans Are Horribly Misinformed About Who Has Money - Random things that I found interesting

http://sgill.me/americans-are-horribly-misinformed-about-who

Americans have a really distorted view of how wealth is ...
This chart is from a paper called "Building a Better Ame ...
The top row shows the actual distribution of wealth in A ...
Below that, the "Estimated" rows show how different grou ...
... g of ho

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2013-10-23 21:53:31     Take Two 'Normal' People, Add Money To Just One Of Them, And Watch What Happens Next

http://www.upworthy.com/...m-and-watch-what-happens-next?g=3

Science can explain a lot of things that I've always won... science!). In this case, it explains what I've known for... been unable to quite understand: Why do some folks who h... money than others seem to be less nice and more evil to ...
At 0:50, so

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