We knew their names, their faces, their stories. That made us feel connected to them. And that’s a key difference with coverage of refugees, who usually remain a nameless and faceless mass to us. There has been much commentary in the past few days about the difference in media/public perception of the Titan tragedy […]
This month, Kat (Twitter @kat_cary) and Erin (@seunte) were joined by Councillor Fatima Joji (@fatima_joji) at the tail end of her successful campaign. Dont forget to get your tickets for the #ProgressToYes conference which is happening this Sunday 29th May. @aimaberdeen
Part 1 HERE Part 2 of the Javoen Byrd interview. Both the Hawk Foundation and Awodi Drumming push multicultural education as a means of empowerment and Javoen has transformed the lives of black American schoolchildren, prisoners, and others as they learn about their heritage and find a new lease on life. He details some of […]
The recent public spotlight on so called ‘dark comedian’ Jimmy Carr’s extreme racist comment about Gypsies (their mass murder apparently being the only aspect of the Holocaust the Nazis got right), is just the latest mining of a deep vein of historical and persistent discrimination concerning Romanies and Gypsy Travellers.
Ungagged presents the second part of Worldbeat with George Collins’ interview with Ungagged founder Neil Scott. Neil speaks of the Independence Referendum of 2011-2014, what happened subsequently to what is now known as the “Yes Movement,” and what comes next… Part 1 HERE
‘Alexa give me a snapshot of 2021 without mentioning Covid’ Can I help? All of the events below were of course shot through with Covid, antivaxxers, restrictions, opposition and media undermining of the Scottish Government health message, oh, and big shouty businesses. It didn’t stop the world from turning though! In Search of Q We […]
David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian Finlay (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) under attack from the Far Right – Assisted Dying Bill consultation being discussed in Scottish Parliament – Tories had a party while the nation was in lockdown – […]
Globalization is a force that touches all of us. Beyond cheap plastics from China and a diverse range of grub hubs in Columbia City, borders are more permeable than ever. What lessons can we learn about these dynamics as COVID-19’s worst bouts fade into memory? Dr. Anderson wraps up our time together with this […]
Dr. Anderson spent a chunk of her career in many countries abroad, but her time in Mozambique proved to be some of the most impactful of her life. She shares her experience providing medical care in a war-torn country struggling to find its feet after independence and why the betterment of health outcomes for people […]
Dr. Anderson shoots on the disservices inflicted on black and brown communities in the U.S. both historically and today and how trust in the healthcare system can be restored in these populations.