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March 01, 2024

Panic caused by British parliamentary earthquake election result

Marc Wadsworth Never before have I been driven around on a campaign trail for a mainstream-media-described far left parliamentary candidate by a former establishment British ambassador. But...

What about the slaves who freed themselves?

Effie Jordan Toussaint L'Ouverture or William Wilberforce  — which name is more familiar to you? Each played a crucial, though very different role in the events which led to Britain passing an Act to end the transatlantic slave trade in ...

Good Pres, bad press

Hugo ChavezLeft-wing Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez has been aggressively attacked by the corporate media worldwide. Here Thomas B Claydon explores the ways in which English national newspapers caricature and misrepresent a country and its president.Several ...

Wear The Cross If You Dare

Deborah Hobson It seems that the Christian faith is being used as a pawn in the political machinations of those seeking to appease sections of the Muslim community in the UK who are disaffected and enraged by controversial Government foreign policy and unp ...

Will The Real Condi Rice Please Stand Up?

Deborah Hobson When I was asked by the Editor  of The-Latest  to write a thought-provoking piece about US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, I drew a long breath and hesitated. For me as a Black woman, Rice's presence, as an African-American fe ...

Politician Who's Gone Red, Orange and Blue

Deputy Mayor of Skegness Ken Milner has changed his political colours ... for a third time. He has defected from Labour to Conservatives. The district councillor for the holiday resort on the east coast of England said: "I'm just not happy at ...

"Support the strikes, drive out the Tories"

UK government and public service workers currently on strike as members of the PCS trade union, joined thousands of protestors who braved rain and cold weather to march in central London against the “shambolic” ruling Conservatives. Organised by the ...
Activists disrupt Priti Patel speech to protest against Rwanda refugee plan

UK government unjust Rwanda refugee plan under attack

PM Boris in free fall after local election losses

Local Conservative candidates have criticised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s leadership following the loss of several key council seats. Election results confirmed that Labour had gained overall control of Wandsworth Council, once ex-PM Margar ...

How Stormzy’s rap to Prime Minister boosted Grenfell campaign

It's well worth remembering during lockdown that Stormzy, the British grime artist and Brit Awards winner, made history with his show-closing plea for the Grenfell people's petition. The rapper's twitter to fans, backed by 100,000 petitioning re-tweet ...

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