Date: Monday 23 January 2012
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi
Chair: Professor Judith Rees
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By Mehdi Hasan /Â @ns_mehdihasan
Newspaper comment pages donâ€™t reflect the diversity of 21st-century readers.
What have the following five individuals got in common: Gary Younge, Hugh Muir, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Amol Rajan and India Knight? They are part of a small group of non-white newspaper columnists who appear regularly on the comment pages of our national newspapers. Well, […]
By Neil Griffiths / @_griff
Historically crippled by international debts, the middle of the twentieth century saw the IMF force Haiti (then occupied by America) to open its market to imported, highly subsidised U.S rice and sugar.
The productive country once known as â€˜The Jewel of the Antillesâ€™ was subsequently awash with cheap American grown goods. Some […]Read more →
By Matt Potter / @mattpotter
Some stories write themselves. Some never get written, though theyâ€™re better by far. Thereâ€™s something irreducible about them, too many loose ends. They donâ€™t have neat beginnings and endings. They donâ€™t fit our (journalistsâ€™, readersâ€™) idea of the arc. Sometimes theyâ€™re just collected impressions.
This oneâ€™s like that, and Iâ€™m setting it […]
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by Damien Gayle / @damiengayle
Days after the NYPD imposed a media blackout to stop the world seeing how they evicted the Occupy Wall Street camp, I fell victim to Occupy LSXâ€™s own press ban.
I had been visiting their newest occupation, a vast network of buildings owned by banking giant UBS, on Sun Street, near Moorgate […]
By Kwadwo Kari-Kari
â€œAll day, all week, we sleep on Londonâ€™s freezing streets.â€ â€“ Occupy LSX placard
Let me start with a confession: I have not spent a single night sleeping at any of the occupations. If that appalls you, I can only apologise. However, I was one of two protesters that successfully â€œoccupiedâ€ Paternoster Square from […]
As some followers of The Multicultural Politic, are aware, every now and then I translate the waffle and guff spoken during Prime Minister’s questions into ordinary language. The words in quotes are literal, everything else is inferred by me.
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