Why is Obama praising Reagan?

Obama is a black democrat, Reagan was a white republican so why is Obama praising his legacy and endorsing a statue in Grosvenor square?   What is Reagan’s history with regard to black people in America and around the world? He opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights act of 1970, stating…

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To tweet or not to tweet?

There are many ingredients when cooking up a classic Hollywood courtroom drama – the age old clash between good and evil, a plucky underdog fighting against the odds and a plot that twists and turns more than a mountain-top road. The story currently dominating the news has all of these elements.  But if it were…

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Where is the alternative to AV?

A year ago the country was gripped by election fever. Live debates between the three main parties were hitting television screens for the first time, giving voters a better chance to decide their favourite. The subsequent hung parliament result led to much posturing, with the Liberal Democrats being wooed by both Labour and the Conservatives….

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Egyptians in Britain express fears for homeland

“At the beginning of the revolution the main feeling that I felt was fear. I was scared for my family especially as all the mobile networks were down so the lack of communication increased my worry and fear.” Former 24 year old economics student Mohammad Badrawi currently lives in West London but spent most of…

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Phil Woolas, not Harriett Harman is a disgrace

Labour backbenchers who called Harriett Harman “a disgrace” for saying that Phil Woolas had no future in the party, demonstrate that the Labour Party is still in need of a major overhaul. The irony of the backbenchers’ choice of words is that the former immigration minister, who resorted to lies and racism in a desperate…

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