Violence and harassment
Jul 13 2017
Although the recent conviction of aristocrat 4th Viscount St Davids for ‘menacing’ online hate crimes against Gina Miller rightly received widespread national publicity, many other similar crimes slip by quietly if local media outlets do not publish the details.
Jun 29 2017
Go Home? The politics of Immigration Controversies brings together voices against and surrounding the government’s tougher stance on immigration.
Jun 28 2017
The government’s widely-condemned post-Brexit proposals for EU citizens should be used to highlight the unfair and discriminatory immigration laws to which they will be subjected, particularly those limiting family reunification, which currently apply to British citizens and settled migrants.
Jun 15 2017
A statement from Last Rights proposing international legal standards for proper and decent treatment of migrants who die at Europe’s borders, and their families, is a vital campaigning tool.
Jun 2 2017
Some media responded to the Manchester suicide-bomb attack by attacking liberals, while other extreme-right news outlets and personalities ridiculed the value of coming together in the face of terrorism.
May 25 2017
The unique contribution of teacher Chris Searle to education in London’s East End was celebrated at the launch of his autobiography, Isaac and I: a life in poetry, on 20 May.
As petitions are launched to stop the criminalisation of humanitarians, calls for the European Commission to intervene to change the law intensify.
May 4 2017
A new report by HOPE not Hate, Breitbart - A rightwing plot to shape Europe’s future, explores Breitbart’s influence on global politics, the creation of fake news and its expansion into London.
May 4 2017
Danny Reilly of the newly formed Mayflower Mavericks Campaign examines emerging issues around the plans to celebrate the 400th anniversary in 2020 of the pilgrims’ voyage to the US in Plymouth.
Apr 18 2017
The April 2017 Race & Class tackles two key current themes: the impact of Fox News in (mis)representing news and creating racist discourses, and the way in which Canadian ‘neoliberal multiculturalism’ is marginalising Arabs, Muslims and those in solidarity with Palestine.
Apr 4 2017
The Westminster attacks provided the occasion for anti-immigration, anti-refugee politicians the world over to vindicate their positions in the public narrative.
Mar 29 2017
A Birmingham resident fiercely objects, in the wake of the recent deadly terror attack at Westminster, to the depiction of her city as the hotbed of extremism.