On 25th March 2010, TMP Editor went to the Finborough Theatre to see the political play “A Day at the Racists” written by Anders Lustgarten and was in a post-show discussion with Margaret Hodge, Minister of State for Culture and also Member of Parliament for the Barking constituency.Read more →
This is your one and only chance to use me as a proxy to put your thoughts and feelings across to Margaret Hodge MP for Barking, and Minister of State,Â Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Tonight I am speaking at a post-show discussion of “A Day at the Racists” at the Finborough Theatre, SW10. I’m […]
â€œFallen soldiersâ€, â€œBaghdadâ€ and â€œrecruitsâ€ are often terms one would associate with the ongoing conflict in Iraq.
Those terms however now seem to have become part of the rocky lives of a section of young people growing up in Britainâ€™s capital city and this is evidenced by the tragic murders of 69 young Londoners aged between […]
What started out as just another workplace dispute inside one London office for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) now has escalated into an international campaign led by migrant workers spanning 3 continents to picket UBSâ€™ offices in Zurich, New York, Buenos Aires, Kyiv and other countries.Read more →
Since 5 February, women in Yarlâ€™s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (Bedfordshire) have been on hunger strike. They are protesting indefinite detention, lack of medical care and legal representation, and inadequate time and help with their legal claim. On top of this, they have suffered racist abuse and other violence from private agency staff. Many are mothers suffering separation from children, and most are survivors of rape and other torture. Their detention is contrary both to international law and Home Office regulations.Read more →
As South African President Jacob Zuma visits London today, members of the Abahlali Solidarity UK campaign will hold a protest at 10 Downing Street to demonstrate against the repression of South African shack dwellersâ€™ movement Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM).
AbM activists were attacked on September 26 and 27, 2009, at the Kennedy Road settlement in Durban , […]Read more →
Abahlali baseMjondolo Solidarity group in association with SOAS War on Want Society Presents:
The Right to Know: The Fight for Open Democracy in South Africa
– A Short Film Showing and Discussion –
7pm – Wednesday 3rd March
Room 4418 (4th Floor, SOAS Main Building)
As Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) announce quarterly profits of Â£772 million this week, cleaning workers and their supporters will be demonstrating at their London offices on Friday 12th February.
The demonstration is in protest at attacks on workersâ€™ pay and the dismissal of Alberto Durango, the cleanersâ€™ now former shop-steward.
It can be frustrating to watch yet another sea of African children being used as window dressing for some other charity drive to guilt-trip the public into diving into their pockets. However last nightâ€™s Channel 4â€™s Dispatches was troubling viewing even for the hardened second generation African immigrant like myself.
Return to Africa’s Witch Children was […]Read more →
Judith Amanthis reports on how an innovative artist is pioneering methods of engaging working class communities whilst combating the far-right.
Everyone on the UK left knows why some members of the white ex-industrial working class have voted BNP. None that I know of knocks on doors in Doncaster or Dagenham, says â€œWhat can we do to […]
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