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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...

Who Guards The Guardians?

Deborah Hobson “The right to go to work safely on the tube. The right not to be killed by someone who has served his sentence for violent crime but remains dangerous. The right to live at home without being disturbed by anti-social behaviour out ...

Cameron Could Snatch Victory From Brown

Young voter Phil Simms, who lives in the 'true blue Tory ' heartland of Surrey, looks at the tantalising prospect of  new Conservative leader David 'Camelot' Cameron's chances of winning the next General Election, because his party has become more 'c ...

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 ...

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