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March 02, 2021

Judge’s battle against 'racism and bullying' in courts

Fearless Black rights campaigner Peter Herbert is using the huge experience he has amassed as a long-serving lawyer to take on the might of the British legal system in his fight against its racism...

Tv film exposes killer virus link to pig farming

Emma Foster - Community NewswireCampaigners have released a Tv documentary they have made that exposes the rise of a new strain of the MRSA killer virus in pigs and its link to the overuse of antibiotics on intensive farms.Sick As A Pig, commissioned by th ...

ANOTHER VIEW

          Brendan O'NeillWe all sympathise with Doreen Lawrence, mother of the murdered Black British teenager Stephen. But does that mean we should kowtow to her views on everything from policing to po ...

Racists use Facebook to turn their sights on refugees

Esa Mäkinen          "Let's help our Somali friends get back home", declares a headline on a page in Facebook. Next to it is a picture that used to grace wrappers of a certain type of Finnish liquorice - a caricature ...

Now it's our turn to shake up society

Marc Wadsworth - Editor, The-LatestAmericans have long been better at civic activism than the British. Think of Martin Luther King's Civil Rights movement, the Black Panthers, the anti-Vietnam war protests and the massive groundswell of people power wh ...

Big freeze is on in the UK

The worst snowfall to hit Britain in 18 years caused travel chaos on the roads and railways, closing scores of schools. All bus services in London were cancelled, as well as dozens of trains, and some airport runways, including both at Heathrow, were tempo ...

Taxpayers money wasted to shield guilty from the media

Town hall chiefs in Britain who failed to save tragic Baby P from being killed have admitted spending  £19,000 on media training to protect high-profile employees involved in the case. Liz Santry, Haringey's Cabinet member for children and y ...

Scotland Yard chief says 'police are framing me'

Twice suspended British police commander Ali Dizaei says "certain high-ranking officers" in London are trying to frame him. "This time they are using a complaint by an Iraqi asylum-seeker to accuse me of misconduct," Iranian-born Dizae ...

How Obama's campaigners conquered cyberspace

Thomas L. BlairBarack Obama's  "net-generation" ignited his journey to the White House as 44th President of the US  — and its first Black leader. On the campaign trail, young  "net-geners" attracted millions of ...

Mental health sufferers 'hard hit by new benefit rules'

Mary Babalola UK Government welfare reforms aimed at getting more people back to work could adversely affect people with mental health problems according to leading charities. From Monday, a new employment and support allowance (ESA) replaced incapacity be ...

Achievements of Caribbean women celebrated

 The first public monument to Black women in Britain was unveiled in an historic ceremony which took place in Stockwell Gardens, south London on Wednesday, writes Deborah Hobson. A large crowd gathered for the event which was complimented by an arra ...

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