May 2007

Al Jazeera  — friend or a foe?

Frequently condemned in the West and occasionally bombed by the United States,  the famous Arab news service  Al Jazeera gives a fresh perspective on world news. Now it has recruited acclaimed former BBC Tv reporter Rageh Omaar, who gives The-Lat ...

What happened to millions meant for London's poor?

John Oakes Two women have won a three-year legal battle against the board of a north London-based New Deal for Communities project which sacked them when they started questioning some of its shady multi-million pound dealings in t ...

'Dirty, inappropriate, unhealthy and polluted'

Hip hop is renowned for being one of the most profitable genres in the music industry. It is also one of the most controversial. Rupa Sudra steps into the murky world of hip hop to find out why it's okay to hate women and tote guns - all in the cause o ...

Ban bad words from rap

Russell Simmons - Co-Founder of   Def Jam record companyI have joined with the highly respected Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Executive Director Benjamin Chavis to propose a ban on three offensive words from all rap songs.We recommend that the recordi ...

Bush's big Iraq lie

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