East End Carer ‘Booted by the Suited’ at Glasgow City Chambers

‘Booted by the Suited’ for opposing Glasgow Centre Closure Full story copied below and at the ‘World to Win’ site here (photos added by Glasgow Games Monitor 2014). Grace Harrington was sitting quietly in the public gallery of Glasgow City Chambers listening…

Budget Cuts and Bankers’ Bonuses

As reported in Glasgow Local News protestors from Citizens United Against the Cuts and supporters of the Save the Accord Centre campaign joined forces to occupy and hold a people’s assembly in front of a branch of the Royal Bank…

Concern for the Most Vulnerable Mr Salmond?

We have reported widely on this blog, on the shameful conduct of the Labour Party at Glasgow City Council in reneging on promises of a replacement day care centre for the learning disabled at the Accord Centre. Unfortunately the Scottish…

Potential New Development at Games Site Is Deeply Depressing

THE ambitious [read, bog-standard] plan to regenerate [read, degenerate] swathes of Glasgow [read, a small part of Glasgow in the East End] through the Commonwealth Games has been given a major vote of confidence [read, a desperate cry of relief]…

London Landlords Evict Tenants to Cash in on ‘Olympic Lets’

LONDON — Landlords in Britain’s capital are evicting tenants so they can cash in on this summer’s Olympic Games by charging tourists many times the usual rent. Homes in the east London boroughs where many events are to be held…