Politics

+ The London Riots

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Since when has been trashing your own community and throwing missiles at your community’s police force been an acceptable expression of dissatisfication with the lack of opportunities in society? It has not and will not be an effective impetus for social change. Anyone who thinks looting, burning cars and setting…

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+ The Killing of Osama Bin Laden

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Photo via This Is Bossi @ Flickr When I woke up this morning and read dozens of headlines announcing Osama bin Laden’s killing and President Obama’s assertion that “justice had been done”, I found it hard not to feel uneasiness at celebrating death, regardless of whether it’s from a man…

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+ BNP and Question Time

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As its website proudly boasts, the BNP won a million votes and gained two seats in the European parliament in the June European elections. And, in its responsibility as a public service broadcaster to remain impartial, the BBC is allowing BNP leader Nick Griffin airtime on next week’s Question Time….

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