Violence in Mexico escalated when the war on drugs began and is out of control. Now the culture of violence for easy money is corrupting young people. His latest film deals impressionistically with the ghosts and living metaphors which haunt this ‘surreal and melodramatic country’.
Emigration is not just a question of adapting to life in a new country but also of having to deal with feelings of guilt, loneliness, homesickness, frustration and expectation.
A look at the struggles of Roma people in France. And at how good inter-communal relations can be when local authorities treat migrants as people. A story of how a family grew and integrated over a long period. Respect for a courageous struggle instead of fear and prejudice against the […]
Neither ‘rule’ nor ‘cool’. Not even Brexit. The best label for the ever pompous United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is failure. Failed. Foundered. Impotent. Attempting to bin 43 years of history, in addition to the sheer breadth of legislation and far-reaching changes brought about by a simple yes or no, is somewhat anti-democratic. Complex situations merit equally robust, carefully-worked, deep and nuanced political responses.
On 30 November the ambassador of Venezuela in the United Kingdom sent a letter to the well-known British newspaper claiming that some publications had been inaccurate and biased and had failed to acknowledge the progress and efforts being made by the current government to deal with the crisis. But the […]