There is a war on Black people in Britain. If you’re complacent, you’re complicit

Media Diversified founder Samantha Asumadu reflects on today’s news of the deportation of Black british people to Jamaica, the Stansted 15 case and after last year’s Windrush scandal, what seems like an escalating war on Black British people that the media must do more to challenge Last year Media Diversified published a Windrush series curated by… Read More

Sajid Javid: the Prime Minister who deported himself

Our time-travelling correspondent Raf reports from late 2019, where after the fall from grace of Theresa May following a disastrous Brexit, he interviews new Conservative party leader and Prime Minister Sajid Javid I sat down with Prime Minster Sajid Javid over some Nando’s Lemon and Herb chicken and a side order of coconut water to discuss… Read More

Centrist politicians – cowardly mules of the far-right

Marcus Daniel asks – who needs Steve Bannon when you have Hillary Clinton and John Kerry? Steve Bannon’s vision of a white nationalist wave sweeping Europe is showing signs of trouble, with the realisation that his campaign techniques may not only be toxic  but also actually illegal in many of his targeted states. But who… Read More

Dear Theresa May

Joseph Guthrie delivers a scathing response to Theresa May’s open letter on the Brexit deal  Dear Theresa, You’ve done it. You’ve completed the Trump University module ‘How to ruin everyone’s lives and sell it back to them as a good thing’ and now you’re going to try to force feed this Brexit deal down every Britons’ throat, including the… Read More

Theresa, Trump and a Culture of Demonisation

by Maya Goodfellow  When narratives form around politicians, they tend to be difficult to unpick. Over the weekend the carefully constructed image of Theresa May as a sensibly “cautious” prime minister was deployed by Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi and right-wing paper The Sun to explain her calculated silence over – and then limp criticism of –… Read More

Labour’s empty rhetoric arms race with the Tories on immigration

by Raf Post-Brexit the pound is worth less than a Jimmy Savile autograph, so we are going to need those gold-hoarding immigrants in Birmingham to stay and float the UK economy. But rather than arguing for a coherent immigration policy, one not based on fear and misinformation, the Labour PLP are having the kind of… Read More

Referendums: Manipulated as a tool to promote anti-immigrant sentiment?

by Anike Bello  Across Europe there has been an increase in the use of referendums by governments on a number of issues. Most recently, last Sunday’s referendum in Hungary was on the EU measures for the relocation of people who qualify for international protection from Greece and Italy. The aim of these specific measures is… Read More

Why we have to take white working class people’s fears seriously

by Jacinta Nandi There’s this sense of relief in their tone when white people tell you – when white middle-class people tell you – how poor and miserable the Brexit voters are. Or, in the US, Trump. Or, in Germany, the AfD. There’s a sense of relief, but also a certain satisfaction. Friends and family… Read More

New immigration data collection in schools: another brick in the wall

by Leah Cowan My Dad always encouraged me to mark whatever box I wanted on diversity monitoring forms. ‘What they really want to know,’ he’d say, his eyes twinkling, ‘is the shade of your skin. Or your mother’s skin. Or your grandmother’s skin’. As a mixed race white British and black British Caribbean child, my… Read More