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UK Government Makes ‘Wrong Cuts in Wrong Places’

The British government has dramatically cut funding for community colleges. This action has a huge impact on England’s arts, a large slice of the economy. On […]

Arts & Culture, Teaching & Learning, The WIP Talk, United Kingdom

Equal Pay UK: Why Some Are Paid More Than Others

by Meghan Lewis –UK– In the same week that Ramesh Ponnuru, Senior Editor for the National Review, said that “The pay gap is exaggerated, discrimination doesn’t […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Gender Discrimination, Labor Issues, Laws & Legislation, United Kingdom, United States

Coming of Age in 1960s London: Interview with An Education’s Director Lone Scherfig

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Post-war London is at its most enchanting in director Lone Scherfig’s new film, An Education. Nick Hornby’s clever screenplay, Scherfig’s […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, United Kingdom

London Rally Draws Many of the UK’s Struggling Zimbabwean Exiles

by Sandra Nyaira – UK – On a chilly Saturday afternoon as rain drizzles continually from the grey London skies, Trafalgar Square slowly fills with women […]

Activism, Business & Economy, Displacement, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Refugees, United Kingdom, Women's Rights, Zimbabwe

The “Concert for Diana” Wasn’t Just a Concert: Her Legacy Lives On in Her Sons’ Commitment to Humanity

by Daisy Tormé – USA/UK – Sunday the Concert for Diana was aired live on VH1 and yes, I found myself huddled in front of the […]

Arts & Culture, Europe, Feature Articles, United Kingdom

Riveting New Play, The Good President, Boldly Satirizes a Government That Victimizes Its Own People

by Constance Manika – Zimbabwe – Zimbabwean theatre lovers have had something to talk about for the past two weeks. Cont Mhlanga’s riveting new play, The […]

Africa, Arts & Culture, Colonialism, Corruption, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Theater & Dance, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe