Thought for the day

"All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable." -- Henry David Thoreau (1942). "Civil Disobedience"

"The office of the Scottish Information Commissioner declared on 22 June that it would investigate the City of Edinburgh Council over its failure to adhere to Freedom of Information (FOI) Legislation on matters pertaining to the council’s Gaza twinning petition.

"The petitioner, Pete Gregson, had submitted an FOI request on 31March using the What do they know website, asking why his petition had been deleted from the council website; why the original hearing of June 2020 had been cancelled without explanation; why his subsequent attempts to get it debated were initially ignored; which Israeli body told the council to remove the item from the Policy Committee agenda on the 29March; why the council so readily agreed and what exactly had been said to them to make them do this..." >>