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Human trafficking and modern slavery rise in UK

According to a damning report published by the National Crime Agency (NCA) this week, human trafficking and modern slavery have risen in Britain.The report claims that the number of suspected victims of trafficking and slavery increased by 35 percent in ...

How Hollywood’s Black Panther breakthrough was 'overhyped'

Publicity leading up to Black Panther was epic. Social media went into a frenzy. Every other post that I saw was about the film. People, predominantly Black ones, were more than excited for this majority Black casted movie to be released. But was this that ...

Twitter fury over UK MPs’ calls to ban Russian broadcaster

Many people have taken to Twitter to hit out at suggestions that British broadcast watchdog Ofcom should take away the licence of RT (Russia Today). Tweets from prominent commentators and politicians say doing so would amount to censorship and u ...

Winston Churchill's 'dirty wars' that plundered oil for Britain

While Winston Churchill’s role as an extraordinary war leader is being celebrated in a series of recent films, his support for dubious covert warfare has been largely ignored. Take for instance, his backing for the toppling of Mohammed Mos ...

‘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 ...

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