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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...

Can David Cameron win the next general election?

The arrival of David Cameron as Tory leader has significantly altered the political landscape in a sense that was not the case with the last three post-Major Tory leaders. This is because Cameron has clearly signified that the Tory party is moving leftward ...

Ten Tips To Get Over Him

Deborah HobsonGirls, we all know what happens when a celebrity marriage or love union ends. If you're A list actress Demi Moore, former wife of Hollywood action man Bruce Willis or actress turned fashion designer Sadie Frost, divorced from film star Jud ...

Bush Beats Drum for War

Jon Brooker  And so it begins again. The bellicose rhetoric for what could be called, phase three of President George W. Bush’s plan to eradicate the ‘'axis of evil’' has started. The US agenda to bring 'democracy' to nations it ...

Have A Vice Day

Deborah Hobson  Amsterdam’s 800-year-old notorious 'red light' district held its first “open day” at the weekend in a desperate bid to allay growing public alarm and a call by city councillors for its closure amid disturbing repo ...

Is the Media Racist?

The 'white, male secular priesthood' who control the media were whipped into a frenzy of self-denial by the claim of Britain's most senior police chief in February that they are 'guilty of institutional racism'. Black doyen of Fleet Street a ...

Valentine's Day Massacre Avoided

Ambur Beg Shops were filled with chocolate hearts, cuddly toys and red roses. Valentine's Day had whizzed its way around the calendar in record speed. Bewildered young men frantically paced up and down department stores in consumer hell, trying to te ...

Where were all the Poppies?

Liz SimpsonWhere have all the flowers gone?  Pete Seeger's classic song about the tragic loss of war seemed fitting this Remembrance weekend but for another reason.   The red flower of Flanders fields was a rare sight in the streets of this ...

Political Cat Fight

Elizabeth Simpson  No sooner had disgraced leftwing firebrand, George Galloway MP, unceremoniously lost his first ever election and been kicked out of the Celebrity Big Brother household in London, UK, he hot footed it to an anti-Iraq war event in ...

Big Bother

By Gary Roberts What do you get if you put a disgraced entertainer, an outrageous transvestite and a maverick politician under the same roof, inviting the public to watch their every move? Nothing nearly as interesting as it sounds. Channel 4 is hoping not ...

Tragedy of Celebrity Soaps

By Liz Simpson Millions of television viewers sit motionless watching other people doing nothing. They might be 'D' list wannabes in the Australian jungle but we're obsessed with other people's lives. Celebrities stalked by paparazzi. Or, spied on round ...

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