Just how multicultural is the world of publishing and bookselling in the UK?
Rabbi Lionel Blue has become a household name in the UK through his contributions to ‘Thought for the Day’ on Radio 4. In an interview with Sharif Hamadeh, he discusses the complexities of religion and politics in the contemporary world.
The concern of Multiculturalism is not limited to the protection of individuals against specific instances of discrimination but it also extends to ensuring the flourishing and survival of diverse groups.
Mel Bradshaw discusses how one man’s determination brought hope to thousands in the darkest corner of Africa and earned him the One World Broadcasting Trust’s Special Award in June this year.
A rented apartment in Brooklyn, New York became the hub of an international Muslim-Jewish dialogue and photographic project this summer when two graduate students launched Children of Abraham 2004 online.
Bruce Douglas reviews Chile’s efforts to investigate the dark past of a self-proclaimed ‘patriotic angel’
‘I see organized religions as incredibly oppressive, particularly for women… I think many women and men are disturbed by the Church’s hypocrisy when it comes to sexuality’
In the 90’s, the Chinese government’s crackdown on Falun Gong was well documented but more recently such human rights abuses have passed relatively unobserved by the western world.
After all the optimism and excitement surrounding the Good Friday Agreement – for which 72% of the population voted in favour – where did the political process come unstuck?
As we spoke desultorily for over an hour at his office in Soho, it was impressed upon me – by this amalgam of political commentator, activist, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, broadcaster and powerful orator – that nothing is sacred and there can be no room for dogmas.
As a feared Khmer Rouge warlord, Chhouk Rin was renowned for his charisma and battlefield prowess. But those days are gone.
Sam Jeremy travels across West Africa
Paisà is being shown as part of a series of films complimenting this year’s Oxford Amnesty Lectures.
The UK’s so-called ‘New Vision for Refugees’ proves itself woefully inadequate, for it is not about solutions to a problem of international dimensions, so much as a self-regarding and self-interested attempt to minimise this country’s role, at the expense of refugees, asylum seekers, and less well off countries in the developing world.
There is general agreement now that culture is capitalism. Whether their value is financial or symbolic, the processes and products of cultural expression are widely acknowledged as submitted to an advanced network of capital transactions. The processes of global capitalism have long since invaded the sphere of artistic production.
Immigrants have always been the genuine voice of the East End