One example of London’s emerging housing movement is Renters’ Rights London, intended to provide the tools and knowledge renters need to defend themselves from unfair treatment, as well as campaign for more rights. We speak with the movement's coordinator, Rosie Walker.
A British Bill of Rights will not only allow the
Conservative government to deport an individual to a country where they face a
real risk of torture, harm or humiliation: the human rights system must be
Less than 4% of Muslim mothers
who attended a programme in Britain to equip them with basic IT skills knew
who ISIS were. Education is key to enabling them to prevent the
online radicalisation of their children.
While the Conservative victory is remarkable, it is a mere incident in the fundamental transformation of British politics that is being played out in at least four important chapters. British politics is dead.
There are glaring absences at the heart of the UK elections contest. The new preface to his ‘Essay on Britain, now’ - by one of Britain’s leading political thinkers tells us why. Remarkably, it suggests ways in which to free ourselves from the trap we are in.
Without recognising the work
of women who seek to protect human rights domestically, the UK government risks
seeing the activist’s role as a stage of international development rather than
as a core function of democracy.
with feudal 1215 is the absolute dominance of a “collective monarchy”,
combining the power not merely of the Westminster state but also of the
corporate and financial institutions and their elites.
Counter-terrorism regulation is having a
corrosive effect on charity banking worldwide. International banks, under
punitive US anti-terrorism laws, are increasingly terrified. And the real
losers are Muslims.
EU scrutiny in the field of the use of closed materials in UK courts is of paramount importance for the future of democratic systems of justice, even if it polarises once more the positions for or against Brexit.
When we ask our parliamentary candidates whether
their policies are good for women, we must ask whether they are good for all women. When the Home Office says appalling
things about migrant women, it hurts all women's rights.
The forest idea is not based on centre-periphery economies
and spatial hierarchies, but on equitable networks of livelihood and exchange.
It embodies many historic associations with freedom and social justice.
What can a document sorting out
ruling class differences 800 years ago be used for? David Carpenter’s Magna Carta with a New Commentary is a book about documents, which is both its
glory and its downfall.
Women in Yarl’s Wood
immigration detention centre have become increasingly desperate as repeated
rounds of legal aid cuts introduced by the UK Government have
made it more difficult for them to access justice.