Archive for the ‘Race & Society’ Category

originally published: 22nd July 2009 What’s in an apology? Some expressions of remorse are commonplace — we hear them on the playground when kids smack each other on the head, or they land in your inbox after a friend forgets your birthday. It’s the grand-scale apologies, it seems, that are harder to come by. On […]

originally published: 10th July 2009 Rats, mice and insects are just some of the nocturnal invaders Ozgan Isa Isa has to deal with every night while trying to snatch some sleep. His bed is a collection of dirt-ingrained sheets, albeit laid out neatly, on the bare earth underneath a footbridge just 10 minutes from the […]

originally published: 4th July 2009 The United Nations high commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) has announced it is formally establishing a full-time presence in the French port of Calais. The issue of Calais and the build up of migrants there seemingly desperate to reach the UK is not a new one. In fact, it has been […]