It’s been said that racism is so American that when we protest racism, some assume we’re protesting America. So let’s be very clear,” she says.
I've got a mate. He's called Lee. Lee, like some other people in the world, lives in Plymouth. Lee, also like some other
(Photo of Simon Rakoff courtesy of Alex Urosevic) Like so many other people on the planet, I grew up in an environment that
Moving past crippling mistrust and misidentification of the guilty requires recognition of the ways that dominant representations of racial difference legitimise and normalise habitual discrimination, phenomena that everybody ought to be welcome to oppose.
Reflections on the Overwhelming Support Given to an Australian Immigrant in the UK at Risk of Deportation
As I sit here in front of the computer screen, looking at the names of the thousands of people who have signed the petition started by my friend, Andrew Hall, I can't help thinking about the reasons why so many people have taken time from their daily lives to contact me, sign the petition and share my story with their friends and family.
It is not a secret, anymore, the torment and suffering the Kurdish population have endured under nationalistic and fascist regimes. It is painful enough to be tortured under inhumane methods, but to be a victim of ethnical cleansing is another level of intense suffering.
It is not science or resources that are lacking. It is a profound failure in our political and economic systems to stop social injustice, stamp out poverty and address environmental degradation.