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Step into the irreverent world of disabled cartoonist Crippen aka Dave Lupton, who has been in the vanguard of disability arts movement for more years than he cares to mention. His work has appeared in mainstream press, on TV and film and is now probably the best Disabled cartoonist in the world!

Crippen's slant on the recent resignations from the Equality and Human Rights Commission

20 July 2009


Crippen cartoon about Bert Massie & Jane Campbell's  resignations from the EHRC

Sir Bert Massie and Baroness Jane Campbell, leading figures within the United Kingdom's Disabled People's Movement have both resigned from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in protest over the reappointment of Trevor Philips as Chair for a second term. In the TimesonLine, Bert compares Phillips with Lord Cardigan, the Crimean war commander who led the disastrous charge of the Light Brigade. “It is rather as though at Balaklava Lord Cardigan had been reappointed and the remnants...

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Crippen's caricatures of Jane Campbell and Tom Shakespeare and the assisted suicide debate.

9 July 2009


Jane Campbell and Tom Shakespeare debate assisted suicide

The current debate about assisted suicide has brought a lot of comment from Disabled people, some in support but most against. The two lead protagonists have emerged as long term disability activist Jane Campbell (or Baroness Campbell of Surbiton to give her her correct title) and Tom Shakespeare, a leading Disabled academic with a track record of making challenging and thought provoking comments. Some of the comments that we recieved in response to last weeks blog quite rightly fell foul of...

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Crippen's take on the 'final solution' of assisted suicides

7 July 2009


A cartoon based upon  assisted suicide

The following letter is currently being circulated in order to bring attention to Lord Falconer's attempts to amend the Coroner's and Justice Bill on 7th July in the House of Lords. This could have a significant impact on our community ... please read on. Open Letter from Leaders of Disabled People’s Movement in UK and USA Dear Sir, As leaders of the disabled people’s movement in the UK and the USA, we are extremely concerned about how the proposed amendment to the Coroners and Justice Bill...

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