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From “Free Huey!” to #BlackLivesMatter: The United States’ Continuing Failure Toward its African-American Youths.

Saturday marked the 50th anniversary since the inception of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in Oakland on 15 October, 1966. Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale were two typical African-American youths growing up in a 1960s America that persecuted its black citizens, while, at … Continue reading

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Cameron’s ‘Women and Children, First’ Plan is Evidence That the Tories Have No Clue How to Play Their Part in the Refugee Crisis

@DanielAdshead25 Since David Cameron announced that Syrian women and children would account for the majority of the 20,000 refugees to be admitted to the UK, over five years, for resettlement, I have expressed sombre alarm. The reason is straightforward and incontrovertibly valid. … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of the British Attitude to The Refugee Crisis

I cried today. Daily I keep abreast of various humanitarian crises, and conflict-affected areas, given my interests and career aspirations. The refugees crisis has shot to the forefront recently and it finally all got too much for me. They say … Continue reading

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You’re Doing it Wrong: Why the Next Government Should Raise Direct Taxes

Two major  concerns in the UK, despite the promulgation made by the coalition, are not being adequately addressed: Cost of living and poor public services. Public service delivery, as a whole, in the UK has declined, steadily, in quality for … Continue reading

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Why the Public Despise British Politics: An Embarrassing Day for Parliamentary Democracy in the UK

Nothing could better illustrate the reasons behind British public’s disengagement with politics, and their disdain for politicians, than the proceedings that took place in the House of Commons on December 18th, 2013. MPs of the two big parties in the … Continue reading

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