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Counteracting islamophobia
Movement United Kingdom

Counteracting islamophobia

Various experts, politicians and activists consider the English Defence League (EDL) an islamophobic and racist organisation based on their rejecting of Islamic culture. The EDL was formed in 2009, from a group called the “United People of Luton”, as a party based on extreme right-wing ideology. Led by ex-member of […]

Protests against educational cuts
Movement United Kingdom

Protests against educational cuts

Following the continued large-scale protests in London during November and December 2010 in light of the coalition government’s proposal to triple university tuition fees and to cut financial aid to poorer students, student and trade union bodies will once again take to the streets in an attempt to ensure these […]

Why does London seem so dangerous?
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Why does London seem so dangerous?

Outside the window of most London flats, a siren can be heard whirring nearby with each passing minute. In flipping through the latest newspaper, it’s hard not to note a theme in the headlines: ‘Victim gets fresh with knifeman,’ ‘Hunt for Covent Garden attacker,’ to the more absurd, ‘Man jailed […]