By Ken Fero / @KenFero
â€œIf you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.â€
The power of film to document stories, inspire action and agitate for change has run hand in hand with revolutionary cells, social struggles and mass movements. One of the critical points of our current situation is a rupture within our […]Read more →
Instead of thinking about police corruption, the Metropolitan Police would like you to concentrate on the cute puppies of their Puppy Police Academy while Wiltshire Police don’t mind if you laugh but would prefer that you don’t look too closely at video of their mobility scooter joyride, and wonder why all mobility scooters don’t […]
By Farzana Rahman / @bananarahmana
Last night, my sort ofÂ boyfriendÂ was competing in an “amateur” cage-fight. It was his 6th since he took up the sport. He’s not pro, doesn’t want to become pro, but enjoys the training and the discipline that comes with cage-fighting. His day job is a Physiotherapist and Sports Masseur. I’m competing in […]
By Reni Eddo-Lodge / @renireni
About six months ago, I challenged the racism of aÂ high profile white feminist. The following months I had a crash course of how racism works. The general feminist consensus about my challenge was that I was in the wrong. Though the white feminists who defended her rarely engaged with my actual […]
By Celeste West / @Kosmogrrrl
It is difficult to know where to begin in replying to Rahila Gupta’s Open DemocracyÂ article (April 16) which positions “Transgender” as a challenge to feminist politics. I appreciate that its intent is good, however that alone does not mean that it is accurate, and does not mean it is not harmful. […]
By Sita Balani / @sitainshort
In 1982, 12 young Asian men from Bradford took the stand in court on charges of making explosive devices with the intent to cause damage to property and persons, facing penalties of up to life imprisonment. The previous year they had devised makeshift petrol bombs out of milk bottles in preparation […]
By Dean Atta / @DeanAtta
We re-publish this video as part of our memorial to Stephen Lawrence on the 20th Anniversary of his murder.
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By David W. Kasper /Â @PereLebrun
She was born in the 1920s, with most of her childhood spent at the sharp end of the Great Depression. Though it must be said the economic situation following 1929 probably made little difference to her family, compared to what came before. Through passing autobiographical snippets, and anecdotes frequently cut short, […]
The misery of poverty and pain of austerity measures being undertaken in Greece though unprecedented in Europe, has happened in Africa, Asia and Latin America for centuries and in many countries on those continents continues to suffer its effects.
However the resistance to the troika has brought about not only fierce resistance but innovative forms of […]
By Cel / @Kosmogrrrl
â€œArriving in Keflavik is like landing on Mars.â€ I hadnâ€™t thought that it would rain this much on Mars.
At first, the transition away from Britishness was gradual: depart through a terminal gate emblazoned with â€œBarclaysâ€, arrive through one logoed â€œLandsbankiâ€. Airports exist to facilitate the free movement of capital, not of people, […]
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