Tagged: Xenophobia

Mikhail Gorbachev’s resignation in 1991 marked the beginning of a new era for the beleaguered nations of Eastern Europe. (Photo: The Gorbachev Foundation)

Our Friends to the East

With Britain facing a difficult few years in terms of diplomacy, we can find valuable allies among the nations of Eastern Europe. On 25 December 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev , declaring that the nation he...

America is a country of immigrants – Trump himself is the grandson of German and Scottish immigrants. (Photo: laverrue (Flickr))

United We (Should) Stand

Trump and the far-right are using immigration as a distraction – the problems the working class are living with lay with the system we live under. The countries of the world are more connected...

Why Race Equality Matters in Elections

The upcoming election on May 7 has been overshadowed by politicians exploiting voters’ fears about immigration, asylum seekers and Islam. Voters need an open and honest debate without inflamed jingoistic rhetoric; we must not...

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