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December 01, 2023

"Joe Biden is finished" as massacre in Gaza continues

It will be remembered, I hope, as the hug that sank a craven president. It was mid-October. US President Joe Biden made the requisite pilgrimage to Tel Aviv to show that his staunch support for...

Brazil should beat Dutch in the World Cup but…

Ylenia Lemos - in ItalyBrazil should beat Dutch in the World Cup but…                      Ylenia Lemos - in ItalyIt’s quarterfinals time and Brazil faces their hardest match yet in the tournament. Whi ...

I'm not a member of the BNP but....

Deborah HobsonI trawled the internet today, reading the numerous articles, blogs and comments written in the aftermath of the pantomime-like edition of the British Broadcasting Corporation’s Question Time programme which featured its “star” guest, British ...

South Africa's homeless have become cyber-warriors

Thomas L BlairThere's an uncompromising website paving the way for the militant poor to lead a grass-roots internet revolution in South Africa. Led by cyber activist S'bu Zikode, the online voice of the Abahlali based Mjondolo Zulu movement has dec ...

Children's Tv is short changing a new generation

Matt Gardner - Online columnistIt seems that everyone has the power to learn anything these days.When I was growing up, I didn't have access to the internet. It wasn't until 2000 that I even went on the magical new system. At that time it was still remarka ...

Can Anarchism defeat Capitalism?

Joanna Aniel Bidar  Thousands of people took to the streets holding leaflets that read  "How to really put people first", from anarchists in London. Many others were carrying placards that read  "Bail out the Workers not the Bosses", and a b ...

Eyewitness: 'Brutal G20 demo police put us through hell'

Cecilia AnesiApril 1 morning at nine. Three friends of mine and I, all freelance photographers, were already walking around the City of London in order to check the situation and understand police positions and strongholds. However, from Moorgate to Liverp ...

What's wrong with the 'P' word?

Ambur BegAs I sat watching the news I was saddened to see the video footage of Prince Harry using the term  "Paki friend" to describe a colleague of his in the army. I expected more from the Royal Family  — but I have since been e ...

Why Cuba's white leaders feel threatened by Obama

Carlos MooreSince November 4, Cuba has been experiencing a bad case of the "Obama Blues". The election of the first African-American president of the United States was conspicuously downplayed by the Cuban media.President-elect Barack Obama's victory went ...

Top police race case lawyer 'failed victims of discrimination'

Natasha Sivanandan - UK lawyerThe investigation into Shahrokh Mireskandari, right, by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) comes somewhat late in the day but is to be welcomed. Mireskandari is the lawyer acting for Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaff ...

Black power at the UK parliament

This afternoon the biggest gathering ever of Black politicians and community leaders in Britain,will take place at Parliament. Further meetings around the country to organise for greater Black representation and policy input will be announced, writes Marc ...

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