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If you ever wondered why certain parliamentarians are so in love with coal:

Source: Dirty Power: Big Coal’s network of influence over the coalition government

Were the Leave campaign’s proven lies told not purely to win the referendum but – arguably – for 300 hedge funds to make significant financial gains from the result?

The Brexitshambles reveals all!

Brexit Day: Eimear McBride, David Park, Sinéad Morrissey, Nick Laird and a host of Irish writers share their views

Source: ‘Brexit is aggressive and dangerously nostalgic. The UK is in for a brutal chastening’

The current government has recognised that there is great public concern about corruption in politics, and sincerely want to do something about it. About the concern, that is, not the corruption. Hence the proposed legislation that would deal with accusations in secret. That way they can say they have a watchdog, but ensure it barks silently and nips rather than bites.

GetUp, as usual, is alert to the threat, and intends to fight it. If you want to see political corruption effectively prosecuted, think about chipping in to help.