The pro-Tory business letter: a reminder that politics shouldn’t be dominated by a privileged few

by Maya Goodfellow   It’s only a handful of weeks until the general election and politics in the UK feels as stale as it was a year ago. Politicians grapple back-and-forth about who is the best man to be the PM, because when it comes down to it the real choice is between two white… Read More

When it comes to UK foreign policy, is it devil in a blue tie, devil in a red tie?

by Robert Kazandjian On the 7th of May, British citizens go to the polls. The mainstream media is currently sweltering, overcome by election fever. We are bombarded by the false promises of white, privately educated men. Domestically, change in governance may signal a tiptoe left towards the centre ground or perhaps drag us ever further… Read More

Ain’t no black in the UKIP pack?

Now we know for sure. After their stunning, and literally historic victory in the Clacton by-election and unexpected success in the North West on the same day, there is now electoral ‘proof’ – if any were still needed – that UKIP are likely to have a significant impact on the outcome of the general election in May 2015.

So what does this mean for minority ethnic communities in Britain, as the political centre of gravity drifts to the right? Read More

The hidden crisis of BAME low-paid workers trapped in poverty with no way out

by Colin Joseph Recognition that low-paid workers are increasingly finding it difficult to meet living costs is making national news following Ed Miliband’s speech to Labour’s annual conference in Manchester last week. Mr Miliband, MP, leader of the Labour Party, made a commitment to help working adults cope with rising living costs by zoning-in on… Read More