Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Making pictures with a typewriter

Paul Smith suffers from cerebral palsy. No one believed that he would survive long enough to learn anything as a child. It took 16 years until he could speak and just as long all over until he could finally walk. He spent the majority of his life in a nursing home. No one could have ever thought that he, an illiterate, would create wonders with a typewriter. These wonders the like of which, no one else has ever created.




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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Yet again police are found to be lying in court.

Yet again police are found to be lying in court.
Last week two protesters were found not guilty of violent disorder and actual bodily harm against police officers, which they were accused of committing during a Cardiff Uncut protest at a bank on the 2nd of May last year. As a result of the acquittal, the CCTV footage of the event can now be released, and it tells a remarkably different story to what was presented as evidence against the two men.
The video shows police charging into the protesters, punching, kneeing, choking and hurling members of the group around the room. One defendant, 26-year-old Josh Longbottom, is held in a chokehold. In the scuffle the second defendant, Pete Simpson, aged 30, approaches his friend Josh before being picked up by the throat and slammed into the grond. More here




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