Jordan's company Outlier Society has a first look deal with Warner Bros., the studio producing Just Mercy, and he also helped the studio and its parent company WarnerMedia to adopt the inclusion rider across all divisions of the company. … [Read more...] about Jamie Foxx meets with nobility at the House Of Lords as he joins Michael B. Jordan to discuss new film Just Mercy
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Before catastrophe hit Grenfell Tower, it had been planned to publish this feature last weekend. Then, in the immediate aftermath, it was clear that this would be the wrong thing to do, to talk about related but not-identical issues of public housing. It would have been at once too close to the news about Grenfell and not close enough. Now, although the horror is still raw and much about it is still unknown, it has also become clear that Grenfell exposes in the harshest possible way questions of the current state of social housing, about the accessibility, affordability and quality of homes, and their impact on people’s lives. As is reported today, research by Shelter shows that a million households are at risk of homelessness unless a freeze on housing benefit is lifted. … [Read more...] about Decent homes for all… Has the social housing dream died?
Boris Johnson's separate Dissolution Honours list - which could include Brexiteer peers and may or may not include former Speaker John Bercow - is still churning through the system. … [Read more...] about Failed MP Zac Goldsmith sworn into House of Lords despite losing his seat
On Friday night, launching her bid for Labour leader, in front of a crowd of about 200 people at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, she was welcomed with a rendition of “Oh Rebecca Long-Bailey” – similar to the chant used by supporters of Jeremy Corbyn. … [Read more...] about Rebecca Long-Bailey: replace House of Lords with elected senate
Responding, Lord Greaves said: 'Well, we will see. What we do know is that the day after the referendum people had their windows put in. People were abused in the street. Paint was daubed on people's houses. It's that kind of thing I am talking about. … [Read more...] about Lib Dem peer Lord Greaves faces anger for warning that post-Brexit Britain could be ‘reminiscent’ of Nazi Germany