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‘Labour Party Black Sections reborn with new movement’

More than a hundred people from around the country crammed into a House of Commons committee room named after former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson for the parliamentary launch of Grassroots Black Left (GBL).They were Sikhs, Hindus, Muslims, Chri ...

Embattled locals fight against plans to bulldoze their communities

Angry Londoners are fighting back against community regeneration plans that always lead to people removal. Never has popular action seemed more relevant writes, Thom Blair.Their housing habitats and treasured community assets are at risk. Local ...

Exposed: The Danger of Donald Trump's presidency

When Donald J. Trump obtained his electoral college win to become the President of the United States in November 2016, it must be stated that, in addition to losing the popular vote to the Democratic Party candidate former US Secretary of State Hillary Rod ...

We’re ushering in the New Year with £100 prize money

Much was good for our website over the last year. It became stronger as a brand, and helped build its Facebook citizen journalism group to almost 7,000 active members. The-latest is proud to have welcomed on board some new featured contributors from aroun ...

Doomed US military meddling in Somalia remembered

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the US’s doomed intervention in Somalia – though it has remained largely forgotten in the corporate media.It happened just months after the US-led Desert Storm attacks on Iraq (during whic ...

Media campaigners ask: Should we be free to hate?

Star Wars blockbuster film character Darth Vader is a hater for sure. Hate is where his strength and power comes from. His symbol is the death star. Okay, it‘s fiction. Classic science fiction, actually. In our world, the real world, most ...

Magical afternoon in an enchanting East German city

Day of Repentance. Known in German as Buß- und Bettag, it is public holiday exclusive to the residents of Saxony in the east of the country and previously controlled by the atheist Soviet Union.Nowhere else in Germany is it celebrated as a statutory day o ...

'With Brexit and a cabinet full of bastards: What could go wrong?'

For months, Tory sources have been saying Prime Minister Theresa May will be out if she makes one more mistake, normally seconds before she appoints a careerist scumbag with no military experience as defence secretary or slips on a banana skin. For now, s ...

Women who fear saying #Me Too

For undocumented women who experience sexual harassment or abuse, speaking up puts them at risk of arrest or detention, writes Michele LeVoy. The revelations that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed and assaulted women fin ...

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