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March 30, 2018

'Who cares about Black lives in Israel?'

Israeli state and religious authorities' racist attitudes towards African refugees may have deadly consequences, writes David Sheen.Comments made by Israel's top political and religious...

OBAMA MAKES PERSONAL APPEAL FOR SUPPORT

Barack ObamaDear Colleagues on The-Latest, Today, 22 states across the country are holding Democratic caucuses and primaries. You can help Get Out The Vote in these crucial contests by calling fellow supporters from your own home.Please use my online call ...

Wow what a turn-off

Luca Saviozzi Windows Vista was launched with the phrase "The wow starts now". And Microsoft's wow started with a bang: 88 million copies were shipped in the first nine months, making it the fastest-selling operating system (O ...

Why I blew the whistle on Mayor Livingstone

The political chief of Britain's capital city has become besieged by allegations of misdeeds and a far-left conspiracy that could sink his bid for re-election this year. On Monday, an explosive piece of Channel Four Tv investigative journalism about ...

'Militant' Political Plotters Who Run City Hall

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest EXCLUSIVE London Mayor Ken 'teflon' Livingstone has lost his famed non-stickability following weeks of news media coverage which has uncovered corruption at the heart of his City Hall administration. But while Livingston ...

AND THEN CAME OBAMA

Much has been written about the charismatic new politician Barack Obama's chances of becoming America's first Black president. Here US academic and prize-winning Online Columnist for The-Latest, Thomas L. Blair surveys key turning points and dilemm ...

They just don't seem to want democracy

Phil SimmsReligion and politics are two great rival factions that have been the cause of most of the world's greatest tragedies. Neither subject belongs in their counterpart's sphere but quite often the lines of separation become blurred, causing f ...

Blair poisoned chalice passed to Brown

Phil Simms - Online ColumnistBritish newspapers have joined the Conservative opposition in demanding the end of Gordon Brown's short-lived reign as Prime Minister. Yet, the fact is that ever since 'New Labour's' accession to government in 1 ...

Why I'm against babymothers

BLOG OF THE WEEK - Jennifer B Ok... not that I am being judgemental or anything because everyone is entitled to an opinion. So don't take what I am saying in an offensive way. I am so annoyed with how many women here in Utah (especially Utah County), A ...

Why bother to blog...

Phil SimmsPsst, hey you there  — did you hear about the bloke at number 29? The pensioner who was sent to prison for assaulting a burglar?! It's the third case of its kind round ere y'know …Journalism, whether we like it or n ...

Internet scholar-activists fight 'Black mental slavery'

Thom Blair, Online Columnist When I opened the 2007 annual report of the north London-based George Padmore Institute, my thoughts turned to Bob Marley's triumphant manifesto: "none but we can free up our mind".  In a year marked by polit ...

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