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September 10, 2017

‘Time has come’ for new Black left-wing movement

More than 40 key activists from around the country met in Nottingham for the inaugural meeting of the Grassroots Black Left on Saturday.One of them, veteran socialist campaigner, Mike Wongsam, who...

Hoo-hah over gay weddings 'is ridiculous'

It seems that the world and his wife – or husband – has waded into the debate about the proposed legalisation regarding same-sex marriages.David Cameron wants to level the playing field between homosexuals and heterosexuals by granting the form ...

Parliamentary question Carter Ruck and Trafigura want banned

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEBritain’s most notorious libel lawyers have succeeded in banning a top UK newspaper from reporting a parliamentary question both they and the government find extremely embarrassing. But here The-Latest print ...

Pressure mounts on Prime Minister to increase number of Black MPs

David Hencke and Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEGordon Brown is facing a fresh rebellion in Parliament for standing in the way of the aspirations of Black and ethnic minority people by blocking the introduction of all-Black short lists for constitu ...

Anti-fascist campaigning halted bigger gains for nazis

Love Music Hate Racism correspondentMany people have been shocked by the news that Britain's Nazi Party  — the BNP  — has grabbed two seats in the European Parliament, in the North West and in Yorkshire. This even though the fasci ...

PM Gordon Brown begs Labour party members for support

Deborah Hobson - The-Latest EXCLUSIVE British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has eaten a large slice of humble pie in a desperate personal email blitz to Labour party members who he acknowledges "feel angered and frustrated" by scandalous revelation ...

Climate change is no longer a silent issue

Ole Seidenberg - in Bonn, Germany Delegates from 182 nations are gathering in Bonn, Germany, today to start discussions on negotiating texts which could form the basis of an ambitious United Nations-backed climate change deal to slash greenhouse gas emissi ...

Euro-Poll: British racism and God's solution

       Three minor parties are slugging it out for one of the seats representing London in the European parliament amid charges from a flamboyant Black campaigner that his rivals are stirring up anti-immigrant and racist ...

Labour 'meltdown': Senior Minister's grovelling apology to activists

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVE News media frenzy over the Labour government's current troubles has focused on gossip among politicians in the Westminster village. The anti-Labour propaganda from the right-wing press has failed to look at the grassroots people ...

President Obama's first 100 days are a triumph and challenge

David Plouffe - Obama for America Campaign ManagerWednesday marked the President's hundredth day in office. A lot of attention was given to this largely symbolic day. But the truth is that what we do every day after it will be just as important - if no ...

'Let's get back to real politics and mobilise the base'

Marc Wadsworth - Brussels, Belgium  Black politicians, activists and policy-makers from America and Europe painted a bleak picture of the state of race relations in this corner of the world when they met for a special summit, April 15-16. Austria and ...

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