Dysability is an issue with many sides

Every issue has at least two sides to it, and this includes dysability. It is only with honest and frank discussion from people with a wide range of views that increases the collective understanding of the issue. The issue of dysability is a very complex one to those who understand it, but I fear few … Continue reading Dysability is an issue with many sides

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Tories like myself can reclaim the disability agenda

 The very recent election has lead me to fully commit myself to being an active Tory. I have always been interested in making a big difference in improving the life experiences and opportunities of people with significant impairments, and getting involved in mainstream politics is the next step in doing this. Labour has chosen a … Continue reading Tories like myself can reclaim the disability agenda

This election has shown how toxic (less real) disability has become

This election has been extremely bitter in terms of my relationship with other so-called ‘disability activists’. It has shown to me how successful the left wing sick movement has been in hijacking the disability agenda, booting out real disabled people with real issues, so those who can work but moan how stressful life is can … Continue reading This election has shown how toxic (less real) disability has become

Redefining Independence for Disabled People

I want to take a week off politics to talk about a new idea I have been considering regarding independence for disabled people. Independence is a confusing term in relation to disabled people. There has been two main definitions of independence.The first definition can be seen as connected to the medical model of disability. Here, … Continue reading Redefining Independence for Disabled People

Why am I voting Tory as a disabled person

I wanted to explain properly why I am voting Tory as someone with significant impairments. I am very aware that in doing so, I am most likely to be subjected to a torrid of abuse from other ‘disabled’ activists but this simply shows how Corbyn has permitted sheer hatred to enter mainstream politics.I think it … Continue reading Why am I voting Tory as a disabled person

Labour disabled activists seem to support legalising killing disabled people

As I have said previously, one of the reasons I am not voting Labour is that during a Lobby at Portcullis House on the Assisted Dying Bill, my Labour MP was unwilling to even pretend o show me that he was interested in my concerns and the fact I want my right to live to … Continue reading Labour disabled activists seem to support legalising killing disabled people

Labour is not the party for all disabled people

While this election will be remembered as the Brexit election it has not stopped many disabled activists from trying to bring their concerns of the welfare reforms to the forefront. While campaigns like #cripthevoteuk proclaim themselves as non-partisan, it is clear that it is in reality a left-wing rant against the Tories. For these activists, … Continue reading Labour is not the party for all disabled people