October 2016

I, Daniel Blake: Uncompromising portrayal of rotten UK welfare system

Celebrated British director Ken Loach’s latest film, I, Daniel Blake has received ample plaudits from critics the world over including the coveted Palme D'Or prize at Cannes. Generous praise has ranged from impassioned declarations of t ...

Massacre by French police of Algerian protestors history forgot

The terrible atrocities in the French capital in November 2015, in which 130 people were killed, and then in Nice, on Bastille Day earlier this year, when a truck was deliberately driven into crowds killing 86 people, have been widely described as the wors ...
I, DANIEL BLAKE  - OFFICIAL UK TRAILER [HD]

Ken Loach's new hard-hitting film about the UK's punitive welfare system

Moschino pill-themed fashion collection slated for 'glamorising addiction'

Luxury Italian designer label Moschino has come under fire for its SS17 capsule collection, which debuted during Milan Fashion Week.The see now, buy now capsule collection, called “Just say MoschiNO” featured an arsenal of pill-themed items, f ...

'Britain must stop supplying arms to oppressive regimes'

Our government is playing a key role in arming repression throughout the Persian Gulf with devastating consequences for democracy and human rights.Driving government complicity in state violence in the region is a secret “Gulf Strategy Unit” a ...

How sweet drink giants influence US public health policies

A study published by Boston University shows that top health and medical groups in the US – including the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) &n ...

UK migrants strike: 'We'll show you what we're worth'

Migrant workers are planning a labour boycott to highlight the role they play in British society in response to growing concerns over post-Brexit racism.Matt Carr, organiser of the “One Day Without Us” event, says that as a consequence of the ...

Why hero of angry white men Donald Trump may win

American Donald Trump supporters I met in Europe last week were a surprisingly varied bunch.They included a middle aged Mormon couple, from Salt Lake City, who were my pleasant Airbnb guests on their visit to London, two stereotypically angry white ma ...

Conference held to defend journalists in Europe

Journalists and media organisations in Europe are facing many threats. The impact of right-wing and left-wing populist movements, international terrorism and anti-terrorism laws, economic pressure and organised crime has led to massive self-censorship, a ...