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London's Notting Hill Carnival: Race, Class, and Dancing in the Rain

It’s easy to forget, with the noise and the hash cakes, that Notting Hill Carnival was created as an attempt to promote racial unity in an atmosphere of deep-seated intolerance and hatred. 829 more words


The BBC and its little foibles

What a strange attitude the BBC takes towards the rule of law. Take, for example, the laws on contempt of court, which basically say that when something is sub judice, or, as it is termed, proceedings are ‘active’ against any possible defendants, any issues that may be of contention should not be reported, in case it should prejudice the case. 254 more words