November 2013

War veteran documentary star gets tribute from mayor

Filmmakers have made a special presentation of a framed photograph to a Second World War veteran who is the oldest member of Dulwich Royal British Legion. Mayor of Southwark Cllr Abdul Mohamed handed the picture to Peter Kempson, aged 92, of Friern Road, E ...
Lily Allen - Hard Out Here (Official Video)

Desperate Allen: Singer 'exploiting Black women' in comeback video

British pop singer, Lily Allen, is back and causing controversy in the process.  It’s been four years since Allen has released any music, but her new single, Hard Out Here, pokes fun at the recent misogyny in pop culture, by parodying the l ...

Stars reject their Blackness for 'Barbie' look

Black is definitely no longer considered beautiful in the world marketed to us by corporate media. The Black aesthetic has been “Barbied” out of the marketplace. For example, implants, probable skin lightening, coloured contacts, and blonde hai ...

Conspiracy theories? No one does them better than the West

For a long time elite establishment gatekeepers in the West have scoffed at those who claim Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned. As to those who claimed he was poisoned by Israel - well-of course they're crazy conspiracy theorists!Yet these s ...

Somalia: The 'deadliest country for journalists in Africa'

A high profile media event which brought together prominent journalists and proprietors from across Africa failed to adequately address the issue of press freedom, at a time when cases of media rights violations are on the increase in Eastern Africa.The Af ...

In it together: UK mega rich 'are recession-proof'

Amidst a sea of lost jobs, slashed wages and austerity measures, the super-rich seem super-resistant, with their wealth doubling since the financial crisis, adding $226 billion to their wealth in the last year alone.The Wealth X and UBS Billionaire Census ...

Miley fuss: Was anyone really shocked by 'weed' stunt?

US star Miley Cyrus joins a long list of celebrities who choose to accessorise with a joint by appearing to light one on stage at the recent MTV Europe Music awards held in Amsterdam.The 20-year-old performed twice during the ceremony, opening the show wit ...

Porn, social media and the internet

Most mainstream social media platforms have struggled with what is euphemistically referred to as a “porn problem.” Some, like Facebook and Instagram, have responded by instituting draconian and perplexing anti-obscenity policies ...