Torture Report: It’s Not Just The CIA, But A Global & Structural Problem

In the light of the Senate Committee’s Torture Report, we’re all keen to criticise the CIA. But 54 countries were involved in rendition and torture, and they all need to come clean about their involvement. The problem was global. The US may have exported torture just like the British Empire once exported its questionable values,Continue reading “Torture Report: It’s Not Just The CIA, But A Global & Structural Problem”

How I got the DWP to release “commercially sensitive info” (admit how much they pay Ingeus)

When I asked the DWP how much they paid Work Programme companies, they rejected my request 4 times. The last time was on the grounds that this information could not be released because it was “commercially sensitive”. This is obviously a completely inappropriate attempt to subvert transparency and the Freedom of Information Act. ┬áIt alsoContinue reading “How I got the DWP to release “commercially sensitive info” (admit how much they pay Ingeus)”