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September 25, 2020

UK government asylum seekers eviction move 'reckless and irresponsible'

Thousands of asylum seekers currently accommodated in hotels across the UK are becoming homeless despite warnings of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Those who have claimed asylum in...

Santa's little Blacked-up helper

Paul Ames - in Sint-Niklaas, BelgiumTo a visitor from the UK or America the scene would be disconcerting to say the least. Dozens of young Europeans in satin britches and curly afro wigs, in blackface, cavort through a gleeful crowd.Their rouged lips and d ...
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Fat cat Barclays bank must stop betting on hunger

Multinational Barclays bank has been told by campaigners to end its gambling for huge profits in the world commodities market. The World Development Movement has made a special film to highlight the way in which the finance house cashes-in on rising p ...
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Beauty in the media and the issues behind photo retouching

A look at the way in which notions about beauty are represented in the media, and the issues behind photographic manipulation of images taken of celebrities and models and how they are promoted to the public. 

Anonymous launches new site to store leaked data

Quinn NortonParticipants in the Anonymous  collective have launched a WikiLeaks-like site called Par:AnoIA.They have been frustrated by the lack of impact from Anonymous’ otherwise famous hacks and data dumps, and the slow pace of material coming out ...

What do Hollywood executives call Black stars like Halle?

Cynthia McKinneyHollywood is usually described as a politically liberal place, but legal actions by two Black men in the entertainment industry reveal a different story.They claim that vocabularies in Tinsel Town are routinely laced with words like “nigger ...

Social media Greeks say 'no to euro'

Greeks are voting in crucial elections which could have big consequences for the global economy, writes Alex Fitzpatrick. Major political parties have framed the election in pro- or anti-bailout and Euro terms, turning the election into a referendum on deb ...

Media and the Riots: community activist versus big media reporter

Audience member and Kingston University undergraduate Paul Chanthapanya has captured in his video the opposing voices of Stafford Scott, long-time Tottenham based activist and Sky News reporter Tom Parmenter at the groundbreaking Media ad the Riots confer ...

Tobacco industry using 'dirty tricks' to beat control measures

Robert KennedyBig tobacco companies have become increasingly aggressive in efforts to thwart global tobacco-control laws say anti-smoking campaigners.Tactics include ramping up litigation, co-opting officials, and funding front groups, say anti-smoking cam ...
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Irrefutable Proof ICTY Is Corrupt Court/Irrefutable Proof the Hague Court Cannot Legitimately Prosecute Karadzic Case By Jill St

Irrefutable Proof ICTY Is Corrupt Court/Irrefutable Proof the Hague Court Cannot Legitimately Prosecute Karadzic Case By Jill Starr http://picasaweb.google.com/lpcyusa/IrrefutableProofICTYIsCorruptCourtIrrefutabl# (The Documentary Secret United Nations I ...
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New social network challenge to Facebook

Get ready Google+, and “FU” Facebook: the new social media kid on the block Unthink is coming out fighting to take you on.Describing itself as “not another social network”, but “a social revolution”, Unthink has been aiming squarely at Facebook. It has cle ...

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