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    Day 9 COP26: Gender And Equality

    Ottilie Owen takes us through the events of COP26 Day 9: Gender Day. What promises and pledges have countries made to improve gender equality whilst also trying to avoid climate disaster?...
  • Forest CEO Dane Murphy A No-Show To ‘Real Living Wage’ Crunch Talks

    Matthew Cotter Last Monday, members of Nottingham Citizens waited in vain as Nottingham Forest CEO Dane Murphy was a no-show for their meeting to discuss Forest adopting the Real Living Wage for all staff members. The group had presented Murphy with a cake iced ‘Top Teams Pay the Living...
  • Mercy Baguma: A Need For Change

    Abi Kara-Fernandes  On Saturday the body of Ugandan refugee Mercy Baguma was discovered through the sounds of the cries of her malnourished one-year-old son lying next to her. Although the death was initially treated as “unexplained” by Scotland Police, the true cause of this tragedy quickly became evident; the...
  • Innocence Starving

    There is a very stark and cruel truth within Britain, made worse by its brutal simplicity. Our children are starving. Further to this horrid fact is that those children are being sent to emergency departments and hospital wards as the malnourishment becomes life threatening, only made worse by the...
  • Enough is Enough

    The British political landscape, a once august and respected vista now resembles a drunken punch up at a wedding no one wanted to attend. A brawl being watched by 65 million people who frankly have no idea what is going on nor how the whole thing started and no...
  • The ‘C’ Word

    As you read this, it is important to remember two things. The first being that I am incredibly cynical, and the second is that I love Christmas. I realise these two things seem to be at odds with each other but honestly the unfettered, mythical joy and ideology that...
  • PART 1 OF 2: Children Are Dying – The Bleak Reality of Britain’s Knifing Crisis

    Jodie Chesney. Seventeen years old. Dead. Stabbed in the back, having been listening to music in the park, playing with friends. Yousef Makki. Seventeen years old. Dead. Knifed hours after telling his parents he’d be “home for tea”, having been said to be visiting a friend. These two young...