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).
If you asked most people who they consider to be the most influential or important person ever to come out of the city of
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.
Come Christmas Day, many of us will enjoy a turkey dinner with all of the trimmings and not give a second thought to just
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
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.