Julien Blanc “pick up Artist” and the use of petitions to help the girls or not as the case maybe.

great Blog.

TheAccidentalAnarchist

The petition to deny US ‘pick-up artist’ Julien Blanc a UK visa (which I didn’t sign) reached more than 156,000 signatures. Yet a petition pressuring David Cameron to fund rape crisis centres, or to close down Yarl’s Wood – the immigration detention centre for women ( widely criticised for its treatment of vulnerables) gets barely noticed. A petition (which I signed) to close Yarl’s Wood was set up earlier this year, and has attracted fewer than 50,224 supporters signatures with another 24,776 needed. The reason I didn’t sign the Julien Blanc petition not because I didn’t agree with it but I knew that I didn’t have to. The media had already decided to make him an example and it was job done.

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So how do we get them to apply the same pressure about the shutting down of our rape crisis centres. A time when rape is now seemingly not a…

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