SLAVE BRITAIN: twenty first century trade in human lives

A photography exhibition at St. Paul’s Cathedral which documents the ordinary lives and everyday locations caught up in human trafficking, and calls for an end to this illegal 21st century trade. The exhibition seeks to expose the reality of trafficking and the action needed to tackle it.
Running until the 29th March, produced by Panos Pictures, […]

silver surfers and the digital divide

publictechnology.net are running a story on how silver surfers are bridging the ‘digital divide. A new survey in Wales undertaken as part of the ‘Broadband Wales Programme‘ suggests that 84% of respondents said they felt their online ability is generally underestimated particularly by the younger generation. Silver Surfers Week is running from the […]

free the free market please

it makes me laugh. we’re so stupid and we love accepting what we’re told without questioning the basics. ( what! you mean this doesn’t apply to just religious people?)
what’s so ‘free’ about the free market? please someone can you explain that to me and give me some simple answers?
there is no such thing - i […]

‘Multi-culture in times of war’

Tonight’s Public Lecture at the LSE is the Anthony Giddens Professor in Social Theory inaugural lecture - Professor Paul Gilroy is speaking on multiculturalism and conflict.
“Britain’s ‘multi-culturalism’ was officially pronounced dead in July 2005. The speaker will explore elements of its afterlife. This lecture will discuss some ways of approaching the social […]

Local elections 2006 - have your say

Local elections are held across the UK this thursday 4th may.
Seats in each of 144 District, Borough, Metropolitan Borough and Unitary Councils outside of London, and all seats on the 32 London Borough Councils, are up for election.
For a full list check out the Electoral Commission
Also see About My Vote
I know who I won’t […]