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September 25, 2020

America's racist police: Payouts cannot fix culture of violence

In the US, where hundreds of Black people fall victim to police brutality each year, very few police officers are ever prosecuted or convicted for the violence they inflict on the communities and...

Lock 'em up and throw away the key

Matt Gardner - Online Columnist Crime's getting a bit out of hand these days, isn't it? Although the press make Britain's knife problems out to be as great a problem here as guns are in America (where they have both guns AND knives), it's ...

Women's chances of US Presidency hindered by Hillary

Camille PagliaRight now, Hillary is in Godzilla mode, refusing to accept Barack Obama's looming nomination and threatening to tie the Democratic party in legal knots until the August convention and beyond. Those who think she will withdraw gracefully i ...

'No comment' about our racist bloggers but...

The-Latest contacted My Telegraph's Shane Richmond for a comment about our story that he had allowed a British fascist leader to write inflammatory anti-immigrant blogs on the website he edits, writes Deborah Hobson. We have yet to hear back from him. ...

Beaten Blue: another advert for broken Britain

Phil Simms As drunken Chelsea soccer fans were rioting on Fulham Broadway, following the London side's defeat in the Champions League Final in Moscow, the Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, faced accusations of betrayal in her clash with police over pay. N ...

Lagos alive with Champions League fever

Adeleke Afolayan - Lagos, Nigeria For the very few who did not know the big event that was going to take place last night, a look at the shirts and attire most people wore on that day would be good enough clue for them. From the Okada (motorcyclist) man a ...

Asian disasters and awful human folly

Matt Gardner - Online columnistThis time last month, I was hoping for a few shots of lava from Colombia's Nevado del Huila volcano to brighten up the slow news weeks of April. I didn't expect that nature would answer my boredom by tenfold.Now we ha ...

How to get a job in journalism

Phil Simms I don't know how many of you are familiar with the " …for Dummies" series; a selection of books offering self-help and advice on particular subjects from computer programming to beginners Spanish, but journalism seems t ...

Obama's campaign is 'filled with a laundry list of lies'

Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda ReportA Barack Obama presidency would certainly be a first - the first time that most Black people will end their historic progressive politics and applaud America's criminal activity just because the head criminal look ...

What Austria's 'grand daddy of incest' story tells us

Matt Gardner - Online ColumnistYou know, until recently, Austria didn't seem to be that interesting. It was only famous for an Archduke's assassination leading to the First World War, the Anschluss precursor to the Second World War, Viennese waltz ...

Torture in the dentist's chair

Marc WadsworthIt's a good job that a feedback form filled in by patients is not one of the requirements for trainee dentists to qualify. Because the young man who put me through an ordeal lasting more than two hours yesterday would have failed. Wispy b ...

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