Category Archives: UK

Libya: Views on Humanitarian Intervention (update)

Image: People wave Libyan flags from a car during celebrations for the one-year anniversary of the “February 17 Revolution” (source) The Guardian, One year on: chaotic Libya reveals the perils of humanitarian intervention. The mission to remove Gaddafi was a noble one. But … Continue reading

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Ghana’s Independence

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Moi et Mon Camion

Merz, Moi et Mon Camion (via N).

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Portraits of power (2009)

Old but good.  Click image for interactive media (source)

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Insurrection UK

Talking about right and wrong doesn’t help us understand the historical moment. Darcus Howe, British West Indian Writer and Broadcaster.

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Racist friend

My dad brought us up on a diet of quality music. Including The Specials. (Who are from my uni town of Coventry UK). I remember him blasting Free Nelson Mandela and jumping around the living room when I was a kid. I … Continue reading

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Church, debated

From Ann Widdecombe and Stephen Fry lock horns over the motion ‘The Catholic Church is a force for good in the world’. This is not a debate I know much about…. but I do really like the art work in the … Continue reading

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