May 2013

'Today's pop star should just grow up'

Taylor Swift works within the well-worn cliché of phenomenon. At 23, the country music star turned global behemoth is a chart-conquering, CoverGirl-endorsing, one-woman cottage industry; a superstar so unavoidable that at times the Pennsylvania native seem ...

Too late to complain: 'a message for the EDL'

"It nah good to stay in white man country too long". Still, the author's Jamaican parents stayed, and inevitably assimilated into British culture. This is his message to the English Defence League, who marched through London's Downing Str ...

New figures show Black Americans excluded from top jobs

A review of census data commissioned by the New York Times reveals that the percentage of African-American men and women represented in certain high-ranking professional fields has stagnated over the last two decades. Among other professions, the perc ...

Syria: 'EU has opened the gates to hell'

In deciding not to extend an arms embargo to factions fighting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the EU (European Union) has made a political blunder of unimaginable proportions. Alas, the EU’s move will only see more arms flood the cou ...
Woolwich Attack Response - Nabil Goes In

Stop the hating of Muslims plea after Woolwich slaying

A young Black British Muslim has fired a broadside online against the far right English Defence League (EDL) and news media whom he claims have used the murder of a British soldier at Woolwich, south east London, in the UK to attack his religion. YouTube p ...

Hoo-hah over gay weddings 'is ridiculous'

It seems that the world and his wife – or husband – has waded into the debate about the proposed legalisation regarding same-sex marriages.David Cameron wants to level the playing field between homosexuals and heterosexuals by granting the form ...

Hands off Britain's public health service say protestors

Thousands of demonstrators marched through central London to the UK parliament yesterday demanding that the government defend and not sell off the national health service for private profit.The protest was called by an unprecedented coalition of London res ...

Farewell to soccer's 'golden balls' David Beckham

The expected hanging up of his football boots by "Golden Balls" AKA David Beckham did come as a shock to me, since ageing Ryan Giggs still plays for Man U, and Teddy Sherringham played into his 40s.I suppose being a footballing diplomat, moving f ...

Network launched to boost African business links

Investors, health care specialists, media workers and scholars were among the people who gathered for the launch of a new organisation to promote business opportunities in a region of the world dubbed "the cradle of humankind" because i ...

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