SB 1070 enables police officers to lawfully stop, detain or arrest a person whom they have â€œreasonable suspicionâ€ to be unauthorized, in order to determine the personâ€™s immigration status â€œwhen practicableâ€. It also gives citizens’ the power to sue police officers and departments if they believe that they haven’t investigated a “suspect” undocumented worker thoroughly enough. This law is a charter for racial discrimination.Read more →
By Hanna Thomas
A few years ago I was at drama school, waiting to launch myself into the world of showbiz and being prepped for life out in the â€œindustryâ€. This consisted mainly of being told to lose half my body weight, wear chicken fillets and look either more or less asian (pretty hard for a […]
On this day in Addis Ababa, 1963, Kwame Nkrumah‘s dream of Pan-African Unity was partially realised, the Organisation for African Unity was created and 25th May was declared to be “Africa Day”.
There are very few official celebrations that commemorate this day though the South African Trade Union Congress (COSATU) has released a statement in remembrance.
So after all that hullabaloo, Gillian Duffy is now even famous in the USA, thanks to the Daily Show!
Jon Stewart is the best political satirist going at the moment, though Gillian may appear a sweet little old lady, but she does have bigoted though mainstream ideas regarding Eastern Europeans.
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As part of The Multicultural Politic‘s coverage on the General Election, we will be reviewing the parties’ manifesto pledges and policy of particular interest, we start by looking at the important and emotive topic of immigration and making our own case for a different policy direction.
What is striking about the mainstream parties (the so-called Big […]Read more →
By Mark Inger / @BaronBattersea
I’m embarrassed to say that until last week I had never been to The Wellcome Collection, a glorious building on Euston Road housing a museum displaying an unusual mixture of medical artefacts and original artworks. My visit was not to see anything unusual as such, but to see ‘Pressure Drop’, a […]
I thought that this election would be fought on the principles, philosophies, and policies that would make Britain a better place and speed up the recovery after the bankers led us into the deepest recession ever in 70 years.Â I have been proved wrong already.Â Instead dealing with how to mend the economy, get businesses […]Read more →
As part of TMP’s spotlight on the 2010 UK General Election, we will be giving prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs), a chance to have their say to our readership. Earlier this month, we sent emails to candidates across the political spectrum and across the country, inviting them to answer our questions and put their views forward. […]Read more →
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