When Suzanne Dhaliwal wrote this response to my concerns over mental health stigma in the workplace, I began to wonder how many times I had met other women of colour within the activist networks who had recited the same story: the same feeling of not belonging, not quite knowing where they could be placed within […]Read more →
Some joker from Young Voters’ Question Time, giving his tuppence worth:Read more →
By Tim Caswell
For the ninety-nine percent of the population who are not interested in party politics, people who are must seem like a religious sect. A dwindling band of brothers and sisters who think that their leader will lead them to the Promised Land – or at least a small majority in the House of commons.
Most people rank […]
The UK section of the International Solidarity for Thailand Campaign is holding an open planning meeting on Sunday 13th June 2010 from 1pm to 3pm.
Venue: Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4LT
Yesterday, thousands marched and demonstrated in London, against the blockade and the collective punishment of the Palestinian people in Gaza. Also the Irish Foreign Minister Dr Micheal Martin’s plea to let “Rachel Corrie into Gaza”, a poignant and poetic request was denied by the Israeli authorities.
News today has been announced that the autopsy report shows […]
In the early hours of the morning of 7th May, as the results were coming in for the British General Election 2010. I appeared on Al Jazeera English News Channel to speak on two topics:
Proportional Representation and what it means for far-right parties like the British National Party
The Barking “Hodge vs Griffin” results from an […]
Today, Friday 14 May, a deputation from London Coalition Against Poverty visited the South African High Commission to deliver a message in solidarity with their sister group in Durban, the shackdwellers’ movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo. Even with the world’s attention focused on their city, the group is experiencing massive repression and its leaders have been driven into […]Read more →
This post was originally posted as a comment to the previous article: “Britain’s New Politics: The Clameron Government”.
That was a totally biased and negative article, and one that fails to mention some of the significant and excellent reforms/policies that are coming, many of which might well be considered “Left” and many which might never have […]Read more →
This was written (and amended as the day unfolded) on the day David Cameron became Prime Minister, for The Independent, but didn’t go in the paper.
The mayhem of the last few days seemed as if it would go on and splendidly on. I’m still half-expecting that by tomorrow morning the Lib-Dems will be holding talks […]Read more →
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