Why is it that charity CEO's expect volunteer workers to contribute their own time and energy for free, yet demand premium salaries? A cursory look at the kind of figures the CEO is likely to receive at a high profile charity is mind boggling, yet they expect people to give up their spare time or … Continue reading The great Charity deception.
The PR department of the White Helmets has been particularly quiet recently. Having to relocate because of government advances could be the reason. Another possibility is that they have been too busy pulling survivors from damaged buildings. More realistically, is the internet connection is down in Aleppo? A recent post by Eliot Higgins on the … Continue reading Where are the White Helmets of Aleppo?
Local councils in the UK are having to adapt to the most brutal cuts in government funding. Policing, household rubbish disposal, education and all sorts of other things come out of a budget that relies on a council tax, which most people pay, mine for instance is £750 a year. There is also a proportion … Continue reading UK austerity – The lights went out.