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Feature Article: One man = one vote. No vote = no democracy

Registered voter and dual citizen, Gerita Margaret Peter (62), holding her Botswana passport and her South African ID. Photograph courtesy of Ashleigh Lopez.

It has been only twenty years since South Africans finally succeeded in ending the Apartheid regime and achieving democracy…so why aren’t people registering to vote? 1,205 more words

Politics Blog

Article: Reducing the Difference between Citizens and Consumers

Here’s an early article on Ofcom’s and New Labour’s strategic use of discourse in media regulation: ‘Reducing the Difference between Citizens and Consumers: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Communications White Paper 2000′, … 161 more words

Broadcasting Regulation

Pedestrians of Zaragoza

                                      My everyday cycling horror story!

Here I am in my new town, Zaragoza, in Northern Spain trying to get by. The town amazed me for its care of the public spaces: all modern, extraordinarily clean,  with a thorough recycling system, a modern tram and a well organized city bikes. 419 more words


The Last Supper P1-3 style!

The pupils of P1-3 took part in their very own Last Supper.
They gathered to have wine (juice) and bread while the 12 disciples (P3 pupils) had their feet washed by Jesus (Carla).


death for the life of me

On street lights across the city there are posters inviting the nation to join in remembrance of the 1916 Easter Rising. Follow the route from the centre of the fight to the Garden of Remembrance. 417 more words

Child Of God

Bhagat Singh Thind

Bhagat Singh Thind(1892-1967), an Indian American spiritual teacher and writer, was denied US citizenship in United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind (1923). The Supreme Court ruled, 9 to 0, that while Thind was arguably Caucasian, he was not white. 51 more words

United States

Canada welcomes record number of new Canadians/Express Entry

So, two items of relevance crossed the 24/7-manned Brits in Toronto desk recently. Linked below for your reading pleasure.

Canada welcomes record number of new Canadians… 166 more words