‘It was like a bomb had dropped on me. I was shocked, numb,” says James Wiggins, a former headteacher, recalling the day, two years ago, when his academy trust chief came in out of the blue and ordered him to clear his office. “He said the governing body had had a vote of no confidence in me – which I later found out was a lie – and that I needed to leave and couldn’t make contact with anybody.” … [Read more...] about Disappeared: the headteachers sacked and gagged by academy trusts
Unfair dismissal cases won
Multiple buildings in Minneapolis including the police department’s 3rd Precinct were set on fire in a rash of protests over the past three days. On Friday, a spokesman for the National Guard forces deployed to end the violence confirmed that the Guard was armed after being informed by the FBI that there was a credible threat. 'He Did not Deserve to Die Like That' Anyiwei Maciek, an activist who helped organized a march in support of Floyd in Fargo, North Dakota, says she and her friends were motivated to organize the protest after watching the viral video of his death. … [Read more...] about ‘This Has Been Happening for 400 Years’: Activists Explain Rage as Floyd Protests Enter Fourth Day
The three were killed when a pyrotechnic sequence gone awry caused a low-flying helicopter to crash into them during filming, with the helicopter’s rotor blades decapitating Morrow and Myca, and Renee crushed by one of the skids. Despite the numerous safety and labor law violations exposed in the ensuing investigation, Landis went on to helm studio comedies Spies Like Us and Three Amigos even before the criminal trial commenced, and continued to direct major Hollywood productions after he and his fellow defendants were acquitted. … [Read more...] about Inside the ‘Midnight Rider’ Manslaughter: Will Hollywood Learn From the Death of Sarah Jones?
Pressed on whether he would in fact seek to use the courts to shut down Twitter, Trump responded: 'I think this: if Twitter were not honorable, if you're going to have a guy like this be your judge and jury I think you shut it down as far as I'm concerned,' in reference to Twitter's 'head of integrity,' who has been revealed to have posted tweets highly critical of Trump and top Republicans. … [Read more...] about Twitter flags Donald Trump’s ‘when the looting starts the shooting starts’ threat for ‘inciting violence’ AGAIN after he repeats it on White House account amid furious attacks at platform for ‘targeting’ him
It also says that: 'No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be held liable on account of any action voluntarily taken in good faith to restrict access to or availability of material that the provider or user considers to be obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected.' … [Read more...] about Donald Trump DEFENDS his ‘when looting starts, shooting stats’ tweet saying ‘it means when there’s looting people get shot and they die’ as he reveals he spoke to George Floyd’s ‘terrific’ family