Political correctness does not bring equality

With the LGBT marches in London and New York bringing attention to racism within that movement and the sacking of Labour MP, Rebecca Long-Bailey for anti-semitism, despite the fact that Israel has itself been accused of racism towards its own Ethiopian-Jewish community, it can be argued that political correctness is dangerous for democracy and free […]

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Covid-19 report will not address the roots of racism

The coronavirus report by Public Health England looking into the reasons why people from BAME backgrounds were four times more likely to die from Covid-19 than the general population, would have arguably been disappointing to fallen NHS heroes, Milton Hanson and Rosie Purves, who witnessed the brutality of racism in the NHS first hand.

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Demolishing statues while ignoring the symbolic statues of Western economic imperialism

Demolishing statues of once revered British Empire builders and slave traders will probably give the perpetrators a temporary sense of victory over racism and the establishment but in the grand scheme of things the statue of of British and indeed Western economic dominance remains steadfast and untouched.

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The Corporate Commodification of the Black Civil Rights Movement

Nike, Lucasfilm, Apple and Lego are just a few of the many companies lending their support to the Black Lives Matter protests all over the world following the death of 46 year-old George Floyd however, the founding pioneers of the civil rights movement would be mortified to see the black civil rights movement being used […]

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