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Step into the irreverent world of disabled cartoonist Crippen aka Dave Lupton, who has been in the vanguard of disability arts movement for more years than he cares to mention. His work has appeared in mainstream press, on TV and film and is now probably the best Disabled cartoonist in the world!

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30 May 2012

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disabled olympic torch bearer

And whilst we're on the subject of disabled Olympic torch bearers ...

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Carrying a torch?!

29 May 2012

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cartoon of disabled olympic torch bearer

We all have our own take on the Olympics, especially the Paralympics where super crips compete to appear normal and we're all expected to forget about the billions being spent on this event whilst many of us have our benefits pared down to the bone ... or am I being too cynical?! This article caught my eye the other day about a young disabled guy, a wheelchair user, who felt the need to carry the Olympic torch for a few yards. No doubt he was doing this to be ironic (let's give him the...

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Why we need a NEW Disabled People's Resistance Movement

16 May 2012

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Disabled people being cut down

Why we need a NEW 'Disabled People's Resistance Movement' by Bob Williams-Findley. "We have campaign groups like Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) and Black Triangle (BT), and I'm aware of the effort that is going into what disabled people are doing right now, but I believe we need to have a visible "resistance movement" which brings all the strands together in a 'Rock Against Racism' style approach. "This doesn't need to be organised in the...

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Fundraiser by Mad Pride

15 May 2012

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Mad Pride fund raiser poster

Hi Folk, A Fundraiser for the Campaign Against Benefit Cuts and another gathering of 'NUTS IN MAY’ This month sees Mad Pride back at that great community venue Tottenham Chances in North London. This time it is going to be an ALL DAY family fun-packed festivity, with more music, poetry and mad frolicing than we'll know what to do with. And this time we'll be having Open Mic slots, so bring instruments and poems along. SUNDAY 27th MAY (12 noon until 11pm) Tottenham...

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Rolling back the years

5 May 2012

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CONDEMs send us back to the 1950's

The present government, seemingly  run and controlled by a small clique of ex Public schoolboys, seem intent on taking us back to the 1950s where people did what they were told, without question. And the alarming thing is that this tactic seems to be working! Let's just look at what has been happening with regard to Disabled people. Seemingly overnight the ConDems have managed to reverse the process in which society was begining to view us in a more positive framework. People were...

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