Shame on you Scottish Labour

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votes to cap benefit directly proportional to level of child poverty… wtf!!

Originally posted on Crow House Kitchen:

This list is arranged by child poverty levels.  Any MP’s name that appears voted for the benefits cap and is a Labour MP.

Glasgow North East

43%

Willie Bain

Glasgow Central

37%

Anas Sarwar

Glasgow East

35%

Margaret Curran

Glasgow North West

32%

John Robertson

Glasgow South West

31%

Ian Davidson

Glasgow North

29%

Anne McKechin

Glenrothes

27%

Lindsay Roy

Dundee West

26%

Glasgow South

26%

Tom Harris

West Dunbartonshire

25%

Gemma Doyle

Airdrie and Shotts

24%

Pamela Nash

Edinburgh East

24%

Sheila Gilmore

Inverclyde

24%

Iain McKenzie

Motherwell and Wishaw

24%

Frank Roy

North Ayrshire and Arran

24%

Aberdeen North

23%

Frank Doran

Ayr Carrick and Cumnock

22%

Sandra Osborne

Edinburgh North and Leith

22%

Mark Lazarowicz

Kilmarnock and Loudoun

22%

Cathy Jamieson

Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

22%

Central Ayrshire

21%

Paisley and Renfrewshire South

21%

Douglas Alexander

Rutherglen and Hamilton West

21%

Tom Greatrex

Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill

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In circulation

Originally posted on Crow House Kitchen:

Went into town today and got this from the Clydesdale Bank cash machine.
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Photo by Iain Davidson

I knew about this, but I’m a reasonably well informed, lifelong supporter of Scottish Independence. Then it might not have been us at the Cash Machine, it might have been someone who didn’t know. We’ll pass it on now we’ve taken this picture, we’ll let it do the job it was intended to do.

Further reading the matter can be found here.

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Pope Francis Condemns Racism And Declares That “All Religions Are True” At Historic Third Vatican Council

Originally posted on Diversity Chronicle:

Francis

For the last six months, Catholic cardinals, bishops and theologians have been deliberating in Vatican City, discussing the future of the church and redefining long-held Catholic doctrines and dogmas. The Third Vatican Council, is undoubtedly the largest and most important since the Second Vatican Council was concluded in 1962. Pope Francis convened the new council to “finally finish the work of the Second Vatican Council.” While some traditionalists and conservative reactionaries on the far right have decried these efforts, they have delighted progressives around the world.

The Third Vatican Council concluded today with Pope Francis announcing that Catholicism is now a “modern and reasonable religion, which has undergone evolutionary changes. The time has come to abandon all intolerance. We must recognize that religious truth evolves and changes. Truth is not absolute or set in stone. Even atheists acknowledge the divine. Through acts of love and charity the atheist acknowledges God…

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