Katy Preen

Research scientist, author & artist based in Manchester, UK.  Strident feminist, SJW, proudly working-class.

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Disabled Workers: Damned If We Do, Damned If We Don't
2 days ago
Another day, another class-baiting insult from the Conservative government. There's not 24 hours goes by without the Tories stirring up hatred towards some disadvantaged group, but don't worry: this w...
Priti Patel's Lovely Holiday
a month ago
Another day, another embarrassment for Theresa May's government. If there are any more resignations, the Cabinet is going to be a very lonely place. This time, it was the turn of Priti Patel to hand i...
Dear Theresa
2 months ago
I know that you’re having a tough time. Your job is probably the most difficult and thankless in the whole country, and yet it is also coveted by those you should be able to rely on. I say that it is ...
My First Protest
2 months ago
The Conservative Party Conference was in Manchester last week, and plenty of people were unhappy about it. This isn’t a huge surprise as they’re lagging behind in the polls, social problems are rife, ...
Have People Really Had Enough Of Experts?
3 months ago
Michael Gove is often misquoted as having said that “people have had enough of experts”, although some commentators have dug out the actual quote and presented it in its original context, which makes ...
On Punching Nazis
3 months ago
Do you know when there's a fashionable idea going around, but there's something that feels a bit “off” with it? I spend a lot of time in skeptical and atheist circles, and there is always some real-wo...