After all, Britain is the land that pioneered the concept of equality before the law through Magna Carta, gave the world parliamentary democracy, developed a free Press and formulated the idea of policing by consent. We played a central role in the abolition of slavery and, unlike the U.S., never had any system of racial segregation — yet another reason why Black Lives Matter is so wrong-headed to argue that the black experience here is anything like that in America. … [Read more...] about Why these intimidating race protests will only inflame divisions across Britain, by founder of the Equiano Project INAYA FOLARIN IMAN
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Because of the manner of his approach, this required enormous patience and sympathetic understanding and those of us who are the beneficiaries of his legacy can only regret his passing while, at the same time, being thankful for his gargantuan efforts in the cause of peace and good relations. … [Read more...] about John Hume: Reaction to the death of a ‘political titan’
Trump is mired in a number of potentially presidency-ending crises. First, there are the bombshell allegations that Russia offered cash bounties to Taliban-linked fighters for successful attacks on American troops in Afghanistan. According to the New York Times, Trump was briefed on this but did nothing – apart from offering to invite Vladimir Putin to a G7 summit. An allegation like this, as house speaker Nancy Pelosi has noted, is about “as bad it gets”. If Trump was told about the bounties, he betrayed US soldiers; if he wasn’t told, then his administration is murderously incompetent. … [Read more...] about Trump’s presidency is like a dead man golfing. So will he drop out of the election?
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You may also be interested in: Former presidents to current prime ministers were among those to pay tribute to Mr Hume's illustrious career Young people explain what John Hume meant to them A life in pictures: Illustrating the life of one Northern Ireland's foremost political leaders Watch: A political life in front of camera At times when it seemed there was no way out of that spiral, John Hume argued consistently for dialogue and partnership. … [Read more...] about John Hume: A lasting legacy and a place in history assured