Politics News

Northern Ireland Assembly Reconvenes

As you may have seen on the news channels at the weekend, the Northern Ireland devolved assembly, known as Stormont, sat once again on Saturday after a three year hiatus brought about by a row over nepotism within the Democratic Unionist Party. The BBC News Channel reported that the DUP's Arlene Foster had been appointed the first minister. Ms Foster opposes samesex marriage and any reform to Northern Ireland's abortion laws, which are a major campaigning focus for many women's groups. On the other hand, the Deputy First Minister is Michelle O'Neill.

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Turkish Network Explores Violent Racist World

TRT World, the Turkish based television news network, has published a lengthy and notable investigation into and analysis of the extreme political right wing in the United States.

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Electoral Fun as LGBT Friendly Binface Stands

The general election is settled and the period known as purdah is over. This means that broadcasting stations in the UK can once again start talking more freely about politics.

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Lammy Targetted by Poisoned Penners

David Lammy, the Member of Parliament for Tottenham, London's most ethnic diverse constituency, and the son of Guyanese parents, is no stranger to the hate mail of racists and the more challenged users of the internet.

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How Do We Feel About Corporate Sponsorship?

Johanna Burai writes the endspiece for this month's edition of creative arts magazine Crack, which is based in Bristol and London, but publishes nationwide.

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24
Jul

Bristol's highly active anarchist movement, which in places has some crossover with trans-inclusive feminism, gender revolution and radical wings of the lesbian and gay movement, has sharply critic

24
Jul

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party, is the latest politician to reveal the extent of hate mail that our elected representatives receive from far right wingers and fundamentalists.

24
Jul

The leader of Plaid Cymru has made the link between how gay men were treated by society in the 1980’s, and the current persecution by certain elements in society of trans people.  Adam Price was sp

24
Jul

Jo Swinson has been elected the leader of the Liberal Democrats.  She is the first woman to hold the position of leader since the Liberal Democrats were formed, out of a merger between the Social D

16
Jul

Camille Paglia will be guesting on BBC Radio Three's “Free Thinking” programme on Tuesday evening.

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