To prevent more Child Qs, we must get police out of schools

31st March 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

The Met police use disproportionate force against Black and other minoritised children; they use spit-hoods and tasers more often and stop and search them (including strip searching) at far higher rates. There were 9,000 strip searches of children in the past five years alone of which 2000 were under the age of 16. Get police out of our schools.

How world progressive forces have reacted to war in Ukraine

16th March 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

The war in Ukraine has drawn a clear line of divide among political forces on a global scale. The first line, strong among progressive forces in the Global South, and socialist or socialist oriented countries, rightly analyses that the fundamental cause of the war is the thirty-year-old US policy of aggressive expansion of NATO into Eastern Europe. The second line is in the imperialist/Global North countries, including unfortunately parts of the left, which supports NATO’s blaming of the war on Russia.