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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...

How Daddies Are Trading Places

Lara SleathA new breed of man has tip-toed into the home.   Rarely seen, often stressed, sometimes bearded, he is the stay-at-home Dad.   Nine percent of the U.K. male population are now house-husbands.   But this rare species faces extincti ...

Enemy Within Stalking UK Homes

Deborah Hobson Domestic violence against women and children is back in the news following a couple of  cases in Britain that have hit the headlines. It is a life threatening, pernicious reality in  households up and down the country - but al ...

'Race Profiling' Won't Defeat Terrorists

Christine Hosein   How do you work out who is a Muslim? Are police and the security services to target  every Mohammed, Ali, Hussein, Khan, Siddque?  Where does it end, or, worse,  has it already begun? There were disturbing media ...

Yoga For Bodies That Don't Bend

James Combes              Some people play team sports such as cricket or football. Others go running, even though buses are readily available. Still more indulge in swimming or gymnasti ...

Stress, What's That?

Christine Hosein We are living in a world of the S word. It never ceases to amaze me that, even in the current climate of employer 'care and concern' for the well-being of  workers, large corporations and smaller firms in the City of London can be ind ...

What`s So Great About Being British?

  Debates have been raging about Britishness. Is it summed up by the flag of St George? Embodied by our cricket or football team? Hang on. Doesn''t that exclude the Scots, Welsh, Irish and others in this multicultural country? According ...

Don't You Just Hate Meddlers Like Bono?

John Sorrie I see ever more the influence of ‘do-gooders’ – those who like to be seen to be nice and caring and ever more I find myself railing against them. Groups like so-called animal rights protesters, ‘Friends’ of th ...

'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 leaders earlier this month are a dismal reminder of how littl ...

'Colour prejudice isn't all about black and white'

As a mixed-race woman, I understand why our Black communities would prefer to ignore the colour prejudice that exists among us. Some say that we have bigger problems to deal with.However, colourism is something that continues to affect us negatively and h ...

'Grenfell Tower survivors must be embraced by carnival revellers'

Notting Hill Carnival’s moment of silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower inferno is a gesture all will respect. But that is not enough. A tangible show of solidarity with the residents from many lands is needed. First: because Grenfell b ...

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