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American Cancer Society Sets Goal of Doubling analysis Funding

Move Supports White House Moonshot Atlanta, GA – Gregorian calendar month twenty eight, 2016 – The yankee Cancer Society, the most important non-public, not-for-profit funder of cancer analysis, is saying a goal to double its annual funding for a...
by Zona7.net on Jul 4, 2016

Catholic Church spent $2M on major N.Y. lobbying firms to block child-sex law reform, Child abuse inquiry turns to Kincora home and claims of MI5 blackmail, Hostages, drugs, grenades — Colombia cracks down on notorious “Bronx” slum, How child sexual abuse became a family business in the Philippines, Child sex abuse and the internet

- Catholic Church spent $2M on major N.Y. lobbying firms to block child-sex law reform - Child abuse inquiry turns to Kincora home and claims of MI5 blackmail - Hostages, drugs, grenades — Colombia cracks down on notorious “Bronx” slum - How...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Jun 1, 2016

The real lobbying problem

This Government and its predecessor has shown itself to be completely incapable of dealing in a meaningful way with lobbying, despite David Cameron stating in 2010 before the coalition was formed “Now we all know that expenses has dominated politi...
by IanChisnall on May 7, 2016

A Government in chaos

This week the Government announced it was making changes to the Trade Union Bill which had been deeply unpopular with Trade Unionists and led to a number of high profile protests and demonstrations. Several tabloid newspapers have suggested this is &...
by IanChisnall on Apr 30, 2016

Four days in April

It is unlikely that more than a few hundred people in the UK have heard of or met Maina Kiai, however he has just undertaken a 4 day visit and the conclusions he has come to as a result of his … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Apr 24, 2016

Many charities need a strategy

I wrote at the beginning of February about plans by Matthew Hancock MP, Minister in the Cabinet Office to gag all charities that receive public funding. This will put many charities into a very difficult position. The Government has begun … Con...
by IanChisnall on Mar 11, 2016

A debate for all?

The arguments in favour of leaving or remaining in the EU have some very powerful and vocal supporters. There are risks as both sides of the debate compete for what they imagine are the ears of the rest of society … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Mar 8, 2016

Be seen and not heard

Its disturbing how ill prepared the Politicians who ostensibly run our nation are for the real world around them. They have got used to bullying and controlling the public sector to do as they are told and stay quiet until … Continue reading &#...
by IanChisnall on Mar 3, 2016

Lobbying Expenditure by U.S. Tech Companies

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by SiteProNews on Feb 12, 2016

To publish and not be damned

In the debate on the European referendum one of the contributions from Philip Hammond suggested that he was creating a special form of public statement that will be limited to Government Ministers when using twitter and other forms of social …...
by IanChisnall on Jun 11, 2015

Make up your mind Norman

To find arguments and frustrations about the dreadful lobbying Bill which the coalition introduced just over a year ago, you might do worse than search for references on this blog. However with 42 blogs written on the topic to date … Continue r...
by IanChisnall on Apr 22, 2015

The On-Duty Off-Duty conundrum and Gagging

These two Politicians make significant decisions on  behalf of all 1.5M residents in Sussex when it comes to matters of Crime Reduction and Policing. They spend large sums of public money to achieve this end and that gives them great power and in...
by IanChisnall on Mar 10, 2015

Are the Tories hellbent on destroying Charities?

There is a truism that it is much easier to defend oneself from a major onslaught than it is from a drip drip drip undermining of value and credibility. An onslaught is often recognised by others as taking place and … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jan 15, 2015

Frontline On The NRA: “Gunned Down”

For anyone who is interested in the gun control debate should watch this episode of “Frontline” entitled “Gunned Down.” The documentary is about the NRA and it’s powerful lobbying history. It covers how the organization...
by Sparking the Left on Jan 12, 2015

Immobilier – les lobbies tentent d’interdire la vente entre les particuliers

Des députés PS, au service des lobby immobiliers tentent de limiter la possibilité aux particuliers de vendre de l’immobilier. Voie Militante...
by Voie Militante on Dec 26, 2014

For Pride, not political advancement

The news that Britain First had hijacked the Poppy appeal for its own political benefit has inevitably made the headlines. It should have been a warning to Party Politicians to tread carefully when it comes to expressing support for the British Leg...
by IanChisnall on Nov 7, 2014

Europe and our deceit

The exchanges over the last 48 hours between the Prime Minister and President of the European Commission, show just how much of a mismatch exists between what our nation apparently wants in its relationship with other EU nations, and what … Con...
by IanChisnall on Oct 21, 2014

Sound of Silence?

The comment by Martin Niemöller’s regarding the way in which the Third Reich gradually removed from society all of those who they disliked and who were opposed to them is far too serious to use in a superficial way, but there … Continue...
by IanChisnall on Oct 3, 2014

What Brilliant Filipino Law Students Can Do?

It is good to know that the law school of the Ateneo de Manila University includes legal internship in its curriculum.  I think UP College of Law students are also involved in free legal assistance and public interest cases through the … Cont...

The countdown continues

In all of the excitement of the Independence Referendum, it would be easy to overlook that the 19th September 2014 as being a significant date for more people than just those concerned about the state of the Union. It also marks … Continue rea...
by IanChisnall on Sep 10, 2014


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