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- racism affects black and white people both but differently

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Trump not keen on international agreements
Trump administration has told lobbyists and European diplomats that the United States will withdraw from the nearly 200-nation climate pact unless it secures concessions for the fossil fuel industry - to promote the coal industry.
The Paris agreement seeks to halt average global warming at no more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit above pre-industrial temperatures... read more
Kashmir debate 'rubbished' by MP assistant
Kashmir is a legacy of the British Empire and a longstanding divide line between India and Pakistan relationships, needing a harmonious and sensitive approach by the global community to resolve the matter.
The ongoing and recent Indian Army actions in the Indian held Kashmir, causing enormous death ... read more
Controversial Casey review
While the review highlights variety of socio-cultural negativities, most prevalent in some Muslims, it lacks adequate focus on why things are as they are – for example, barriers to integration which many say are the dominant norms as well as the conflicts and contradiction within these norms. The strategically appointed community secretary Sajid Javid immediately defended the widely disowned ... read more
Brexit hitting schools
Following the EU referendum, the schools are caught up with the politics of Bexit by the implications of school census, immigration, migration and English as an Additional Language (EAL).
Many schools have started collecting data on pupils' country of birth, nationality and level of English proficiency through the school census in line with the national population census, to fulfil the Department for Education requirement.
"The information will be used to help the DfE better understand how children with for example, English as an additional language, perform in terms of broader learning" informs DfE.
At present, schools record if a pupil speaks EAL or not, worked out on the basis of the language spoken at home rather than pupil's acquisition of the English language . .. read more
Lack of public confidence
in politics
No point in blaming people for not being keen on the politics as the politics is now generally associated with dishonesty, deception, lies and scaremongering – remember MPs expenses scandals (Harrow no exception) or the police enquiries and court convictions regarding the election expenses or the racist pitching at the London mayor election, and of course the use of ‘immigration’ to generate far right nationalistic feelings for Brexit or the insecure politicians with no real moral authority who use a piece of cloth (female scarf) in a show of power to deny Muslim identity and stir up nationalism to capture far right support (remember the previous scare that communism will take over)!
One can describe similar other doings making the same point.
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Divisive Harrow East MP

Harrow council meeting on 30 November 2017 passed a resolution condemning that Bob Blackman MP had hosted an Indian extremist keynote speaker who has written articles that are regarded by many in the Harrow community as divisive . . . read more
Hosting extremists in Parliament is not acceptable
Open letter to honourable Prime Minister Theresa May, and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - investigate Tory MP for Harrow East Bob Blackman for hosting an extremist ... read more
Dignity of female detainees in police cells compromised

Women held in police cells often without access to hygienic sanitary protection or facilities for washing and changing. Many are not able to speak to a female police officer .... read more

Trump got the message

Trump has now cancelled his announced visit to Britain - for the second time. This is a victory for mass mobilisation, through which even the president of the US can be successfully confronted.
Many big demonstrations were planned to disgrace his visit.
Theresa May mistake to extend an invitation .... read more

Plans to make it harder to vote
The Tories are about to test out plans for ID checks at polling stations, warns Cat Smith MP, Labour's shadow minister for voter engagement.
It's time to get more people involved in our democracy, not less” emphasises Cat Smith.The Tories are going to test plans for photo ID in five areas - read more