We are appalled by the increase of anti-immigrant and islamophobic propaganda being pumped out by the Conservative-supporting media in a last desperate attempt to revive their faltering campaign. The current focus is against EU migrants and Muslims, but this government has equally been responsible for the increase in deportations of people from the Caribbean. If… Continue reading The British General Election
The Islamic State group who has claimed the lives of thousands in Syria and Iraq - and now 22 young people in Manchester - has also found a strong following in Trinidad and Tobago where over 100 of that country's citizens have swapped carnival and calypso for a dessert battlefield. Why has this group been… Continue reading ISIS – from Port of Spain to Manchester.
Caribbean Labour Solidarity sends its support and solidarity to the Puerto Rican people and the students of the University of Puerto Rico, currently on indefinite strike. Puerto Rico has been a colony of the United States since the invasion of 1898 and shares many of the problems facing the other countries of the Caribbean. The… Continue reading Puerto Rico
We had invited Catherine West MP to speak on the housing question at our May meeting, but the sudden calling of a General Election means that, understandably, she is no longer available. So instead, we have a film from the same film maker who many of you will remember showing us his film on the… Continue reading The Broken Housing Market
We were saddened to learn that Pansy Jeffrey has passed away. Her son Howard Jeffrey shares his mother’s story. “My mother came from Guyana to England in the early 1950s. She worked as a nurse for St Charles Hospital, midwife for Hammersmith Hospital and a health visitor for the London Borough of Camden. After the… Continue reading PANSY JEFFREY
It was with great regret that we heard of the death of Darcus Howe. Black Cultural Archives are hosting an outdoor tribute screening on Sunday 9th April 2017, in his honour and memory. More details here... He will be sorely missed.
Donald Trump is a racist, sexist, extreme right-wing bigot. How much that makes him different from most other Presidents of the United States is, of course, open to question. When does a quantitative change become qualitative? What is clear is that there is a reactionary offensive taking place in the USA which is emboldening the… Continue reading Same meat different gravy