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Race, ethnicity and community
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Race, ethnicity and community

What does ‘race’ mean today, to a biologist? The ‘candelabra’ model of racial development is now rejected in favour of a ‘trellis’ model. . Nigel Pocock . Even with Neanderthals, cross-species mating was occurring. Modern Europeans consequently have between 2%-5% Neanderthal DNA. The trellis model allows for constant movement of […]

Capitalist multiculturalism
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Capitalist multiculturalism

This week The Prisma holds a debate on multiculturalism, and asks whether multiculturalism has failed, and whether it still has something positive to contribute to society.  . Steve Latham . I don’t want to prejudge that debate here, although it is an important issue; and certainly I am a supporter […]

Popular coalition against austerity
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Popular coalition against austerity

The cutting measures undertaken by David Cameron’s Conservative government  continue to face opposition. On Saturday 22 June there will be a meeting to join forces against these policies.   Since the introduction of austerity measures in the UK, the welfare state has been threatened. Similarly, the rights of workers are […]

Austerity, unemployment and poverty
Struggles Workers

Austerity, unemployment and poverty

In order to speak out against the cutbacks that the British government is imposing – cutbacks that affect the rights of workers – protests in the UK are being organized for the 1st of May.   International Workers’ Day has always been a date for social and labour demands. It […]