• New wave of teenage facists in UK warn campaigners

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    Teenage neo-Nazis are on the rise even as the British far-right splinters into oblivion, anti-fascist activists warned yesterday.In an end of year report, Hope Not Hate also raised fears of the...

  • 'Mourn Paris but don't ignore terror in Nigeria'

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    From a bombed NAACP office in Colorado to the decimated town of Baga, Nigeria, acts of terrorism against Black people and institutions have failed to generate much attention in the United States...

  • Guantánamo Bay: 'Thirteen years of US shame'

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    A traditional Uruguayan slow-cooked steak; a pair of orange prison uniform pants that will never be worn again waving like a victory flag out of a balcony window; the words "Long Live Freedom...

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'We need pop stars who rock the establishment'

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From Rihanna’s liberated nipples to Iggy Azalea’s fake accent to Eminem’s freestyle about punching Lana Del Rey “right in the face”, music has had its fair share of ...

Hypocrisy of left liberals over Paris murders by 'Muslims'

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There seems to be two themes that I have heard from progressive friends who have defended the cartoons of the Muslim prophet Mohammed in the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo - the ...

Our Facebook group becomes largest of its kind

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We have reached 3,000 members, cementing our position as Facebook's largest independent English language citizen journalism group. Congrats to all.Let's add other people to the topical, l ...
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UK anti-terror laws 'a threat to student activists' Student activism may be at risk as a result of new anti-terror rules set out by the British government, with protes ...
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Feasts and massacres: bitter sweet origins of Thanksgiving USA For the majority of Americans Thanksgiving is a time when families come together to give thanks for many things, in ...
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Afua's Diary brings African cinema to the mainstream Set in the UK and Ghana, this romantic drama-comedy follows the life of a pretty young Ghanaian woman who goes ...
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UK opposition leader accused of hyprocrisy on race Britain’s parliamentary opposition leader has been accused of making cynical electoral calculations on the hi ...
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Did the West put deadly Ebola in Africa? What I’ve found remarkable about the Ebola pandemic in West Africa is the amount of distrust there is among n ...
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Counting the cost of deeply unpopular Afghanistan warMuch media and political fanfare has greeted news that British troops this week finally left their last base in war- ...
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Public given chance to shine at world’s first picture gallery African American anti-slavery leader Frederick Douglass is the subject of a picture specially picked by judges to ...
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War veteran to star at screening of acclaimed documentaryVeteran Sam King will be guest of honour tonight at a special screening of The-Latest's much praised documentary ...

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UK anti-terror law spying abuse by local councils

Johnny GreatexThe Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) was brought in by Tony Blair’s Labour government in 2000 to combat terrorism. But UK local authorities also used the surveillance...