Shameless: Charity Bosses To Gather In Luxury Hotel For £715 Homelessness Conference

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£715 will pay for a room for a charity chief executive in a top hotel for just one night.  Please give generously. Sponsor a room. Just £715 will pay for for a charity chief executive to stay in a top hotel for two nights. Please give generously. You fucking mug.

Charity Chief Executives and so-called housing experts are gearing up for this year’s homelessness industry conference which is due to be held at a four star hotel with ticket prices as high as £715!

Next month’s Under One Roof conference is organised by charity umbrella body Homeless Link and provides a chance for homelessness experts to talk about homeless people without any actual homeless people being present.  This year’s swanky bash is being held at the Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire where according to Homeless Link  “Delegates staying overnight are also entitled to complimentary use of the leisure club facilities, which include a heated indoor swimming pool, fully equipped gym, sauna, spa, steam room and solarium.”

Were somebody who is homeless wishing…

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Shameless: Charity Bosses To Gather In Luxury Hotel For £715 Homelessness Conference

Why the Charleston AME Church Shooting was not a “hate crime”

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Solange Knowles Tweet saying: Where can we be safe? Where can we be black?

By @KojoTheLibSoc

Dylann Roof’s bloody slaughter of nine Black church attendees should not be called a “hate crime”. To sit in a church for an hour before opening fire on its constituents because they simply exist is a calculated act of awesome terror. But this was not any church, it took place in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the site of the first independent Black denomination in the US. One of its founders, Denmark Vesey, a former enslaved Black man, was executed for planning what would have been America’s largest slave revolt. The symbolism of killing of Clementa Pinckney, the current Church leader and youngest ever elected African-American South Carolina State Senator is stark.

When the authorities called this evil event, a “hate crime”, it was a relegation, a reduction of the significance of the horror. Many have compared the response to this incident to the response to…

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Why the Charleston AME Church Shooting was not a “hate crime”