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I Know An Ordinary Hero

Daniel Singleton | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Singleton

It is good to be interrupted by positive news. Much of the news diet over the summer has been disaster and fear. Or the antics of anti-heroes, figures from politics or celebrity (the current occupant of the White House and the media storm back and forth around him seems the pinnacle of both of these).

Why Wilberforce's Fight Is Just As Relevant Today As It Was 210 Years Ago

John Oldfield | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK
John Oldfield

If you asked most people who they consider to be the most influential or important person ever to come out of the city of Hull, the chances are that W...

Denial, And What It Tells Us About Today's Human Rights Battles

Benedict Rogers | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

Denial was an inspiration and a challenge to me on many levels. It is a reminder that when we step up and fight injustice, instead of taking the more comfortable option of 'settling', then as long as we are willing to work hard, conduct painstaking research, develop careful strategy and build a strong team, we can indeed win.

Christmas! Brought To You By Victims Of Modern Slavery

Cristina Talens | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK
Cristina Talens

Come Christmas Day, many of us will enjoy a turkey dinner with all of the trimmings and not give a second thought to just what went into bringing it t...

British Business Is Failing Modern Day Slaves

John Oldfield | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK
John Oldfield

On the face of it, a construction site, nail bar, car wash or cannabis farm don't have much in common, do they? Well, the answer is more than you might think, as they're all industries that are implicated in modern day slavery.

Slavery? What the Hell Were We Thinking? How the (White) British Should Be Angry (and Shamed) About Our Ancestors

Malory Nye | Posted 13.08.2016 | UK
Malory Nye

Britain too has its social legacy from the slave trade we instigated and benefited from. We live with our own racism and tensions based on that shameful legacy.