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Tadiwa Ndlovu

The Conservative’s Voter ID Law will Bring Voter Suppression to the UK

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One in five members of the electorate don’t have any form of photo ID and they are disproportionately young, black and working class Earlier this year, the Queen’s speech opened the government with a proposed law that would require voters to present valid ID in order to be able to vote in elections.  In the …

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Identity Politics Is Killing My People

We live in an age marked by our identities. And this is not me arguing that these are deepening divisions through the discussions of inequalities.  Instead, I argue that the problem of identity politics today is the failure to operate in anti-racist actions. Identity politics is failing minorities and marginalised groups by, according to Asad …

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Whoever said ‘may you live in interesting times’, please take it back.

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I think I’d like to live in ‘boring’ times now. Despite the rise of misinformation, in itself another symptom of our interesting times, it is fair to say there is a lot happening in the world right now. Like, a lot a lot. With the global coronavirus pandemic, and the east african swarms of locusts …

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Opinion: “And what about us? The erasure of Black people in today’s political discourse”

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The disregard towards racism within our political system strikes me as shocking. While racism is at perhaps its most apt today, there seems to be little consideration for anti-black rhetoric. For example, Jacob Rees-Mogg’s recent insult to the tragedy of Grenfell, the reinstatement of Anne Marie Morris as Tory whip after her brazenly saying “n****r …

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