It can be frustrating to watch yet another sea of African children being used as window dressing for some other charity drive to guilt-trip the public into diving into their pockets. However last nightâ€™s Channel 4â€™s Dispatches was troubling viewing even for the hardened second generation African immigrant like myself.
Return to Africa’s Witch Children was […]Read more →
Hugh Goulbourne argues that more needs to be done to ensure National Lottery sports funding benefits less affluent urban communities.
Like most other Brits I am clearly delighted at the unprecedented level of success of our Olympians in Beijing this year. But, I am surely also not alone in wondering why, given that this is the […]
Philip Glanville argues that local campaigning is the route to electoral success for Labour.
Following Labour’s losses in Crewe and Glasgow East, barely a day goes by someone or other being accused of plotting. Get any group of activists or wonks together and you’ll hear various ideas to get us out of this mire. Looking back […]
Ade Sawyerr argues that it is up to us as individuals and members of community organisations to be vocal, to be willing to get involved and to ensure the right political and economic structures are put in place to tackle knife and gun crime.
Youth crime has always been with us in London but has become […]
TMP regular, Tim Caswell ,reviews Saturday’s “Born Free and Equal” Compass conference.
When a young colleague joined the Labour Party last year, bringing down the average age of his constituency party by fifty three years, I wondered if he felt like a rat joining a sinking ship. Obviously a glutton for punishment, he asked my advice […]
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