Tag: racism

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Let’s Talk About the UK’s Black Lives Matter Movement

Supporting Black Lives Matter in the UK The brutal murder of George Floyd this May has sparked a fresh surge in global anti-racism campaigning, with race now pushed to the forefront of many people’s social and political agendas.  Floyd, a...

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Black Lives Matter: The UK Stands with America

Black Lives Matter protests reach UK after US cop murders George Floyd Black Lives Matter rallies and protests have reached Britain with thousands marching across the country in solidarity with the global black community. The world became outraged...

Racism Against Staff on the Coronavirus Frontline

NHS nurse Reizel Quaichon has spoken out after being abused due to the colour of her skin. Reizel posted on Facebook to bring awareness to the horrific incident and highlight just how traumatic it is to be a victim of hate crime. Xenophobic abuse of...

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Austerity Stalls Life Expectancy for First Time in 100 Years

A landmark review by Professor Michael Marmot reveals that a decade of austerity has aggravated health inequalities, leading to life expectancy stalling for the first time in a century – and even reversing for the most deprived women. In 2010...

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Number 10 Adviser Steps Down After Eugenics Row

Eugenics was supposed to be an ugly part of science that the world condemns. Once embraced by leading – white, western, neurotypical, straight, male – psychologists such as Francis Galton, it provides a foundation for support of fascist ideology...

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Has Brexit Made Brits “Warmer” to Immigration?

Michael Gove, a long time advocate for the Leave campaign throughout the Brexit debate, has recently claimed that Brexit has made the country more favourable of immigration than previous times, despite mounting evidence to suggest that racism has...