By Koos CouvÃ©e
In the autumn of last year I sat in a jam-packed room at the independent Bookmarks bookshop in Holborn, where Alana Lentin and Gavan Titley launched their new book, titled The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age.
By Mhairi McAlpine / @mhairi_mcalpine
One of the first things almost any English visitor to Scotland will notice almost the instant that they get off the train is how “white” our country is. Â Partly this is because the sun is an infrequent visitor, but compared with England, where Â almost 10% of the population is of minority […]
By Koos CouvÃ©e
The press remained relatively quiet about the goings on at the Leveson enquiry yesterday, and the journalists I usually follow for updates were not offering their live tweet services. Perhaps it had something to do with the topics of the day – the representation of women and Muslims in the media.
By Koos Couvee / @kooscouvee
Over two hundred people gathered at the steps of St Pauls cathedral today to celebrate the birthday of Reverend Dr Martin Luther King, commemorate his lifeâ€™s work and share their views on how Dr Kingâ€™s legacy is relevant today.
The event, a collaboration of community activists, church members, trade union representatives and […]
The Â My Tram Experience videoÂ stirred lots of debate about multiculturalism in London, and if London really was as racist as this woman.
Though a wannabe mini-Nick Griffin applauded that troubled woman’s rants, at TMP Towers, this video has won our award of best response to the racism:
Though many regard this tragic experience as a rarity, unfortunately […]Read more →
From Migrant Rights’ Network:
Mihir Bose speaking at TEDxEastEnd:
First the government threatened to cut off their water supply and then Amnesty waded in.
Now they are trying to evict the Dale Farm residents and the UN’s office for Human Rights have called on the UK government not to.
When I went there last Sunday, it was evident that it was wealthy neighbouring homes that were […]
From Dale Farm Solidarity
A last ditch effort to stop the eviction at the High Courts has just been turned down.Â This means that anytime after midnight tonight, Dale Farm could face the bulldozers. Dale Farm residents are defiant, refusing to leave their homes, and supporters from the UK and across Europe are standing with them.
From The Commune
Last month the English Defence League announced plans to march in Tower Hamlets, East London, in protest at an Islamist conference planned for June 20th at the Troxy centre. The conference was planned by groups tied to Islamic Forum Europe, among the major Islamist groups in the area.
Anti-racists planned to demonstrate against the […]Read more →
Southwark Trade Union Council presents: Southwark Unites against the Emergency Budget at the Salvation Army Community Church Hall, 1 Princess Street, London SE1 6HH on Monday 19th July 2010 at 7pm.
The Coalition Government have declared war against working people and the poor. Despite attempts to dress up the budget as “progressive”, independent economists have given […]Read more →
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