December 2013

Welcome to the United Kingdom of Romania and Bulgaria

Prime minister of the United Kingdom of Romania and Bulgaria (UKRB), David Cameron has welcomed 29 million Romanians and Bulgarians at the nation’s ports of entry today.Touring the country’s airports and coastal ports, the PM welcomed millions ...

British MP Simon Hughes' voting shenanigans exposed

Years of lies and hypocrisy during UK coalition government rule have left Member of Parliament Simon Hughes a "social democratic husk" -  and an ideal candidate to join the government! Here’s a run-down of duplicity fro ...

Middle East named most deadly region for journalists

Conflict in Syria, a spike in Iraqi bloodshed, and political violence in Egypt accounted for the high number of journalists killed on the job in 2013 according to a Committee to Protect Journalists’ special report.Syria remained the most deadly plac ...

Muslim women 'must not be bullied off the internet'

There are many great things about Twitter. For one, I’ve gotten to interact with people who I would never have been able to otherwise. The downside, however, is the vile abuse one can be on the receiving end of from trolls.You know the type: nameles ...

Progressive alternative journalism is answer to 'bloodthirsty corporate media'

On April 4th 1967, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. referred to the United States’ government as “…the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today.” In 2013, not a damn thing has changed, writes Solomon Comissiong.And as a mat ...

Black rights hero Simon de Banya dies

An activist who played a leading role in top black community campaigns he helped put in the headlines has died after suffering a stroke. Simon de Banya was campaign co-ordinator of the Justice for Stephen Lawrence campaign in the year leading up ...

Tears for Mandela the man but not his political legacy

An ocean of tears, including my own, have been shed since the sad news that Nelson Mandela had died. I sat next to Mandela in 1993, after arranging a meeting between him and the parent’s of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence. It was a magical moment ...