The Blogger's Strike

Traffic rival Arianna Huffington is in a bit of bother with her unpaid writers. She is set to expand out The Huffington Post to the UK later this year, with leftie scribblers already touting themselves around as potential contributors.

They will be keeping a close eye on how her pending court case goes. Freelancer Jonathan Tasini has filed an action on behalf of nine thousand writers who he says are owed $105 million for the free content they provided to the site. There is even talk of a blogger’s strike.

Total Politics better watch their back.

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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