Tag Archives: child abuse
Top of BBC’s news coverage today was the “catalogue of maternity failures at Margate Hospital” which led to the death of Harry Richford, just one week old. The coroner ruled it was “wholly avoidable”. The loss of a young life … Continue reading
The traffic system is based on priority aka inequality. It sets the stage for conflict. It puts vulnerable road-users in danger. It puts the onus on the child to beware the driver, when it could and should be the other … Continue reading
By telling children to beware motorists when it should be the other way round, and by forcing toddlers to learn age-inappropriate road-safety drill, the traffic control system amounts to institutionalised child abuse.