Search results

185 items
  1. De fictie voorbij

    • Azfar Shafi , Asim Qureshi
    26 February 2020
    Report

    In dit rapport schetsen en vergelijken we de verschillende richtingen in pre-crime beleid gericht op de bestrijding van gewelddadig extremisme (CVE – Countering Violent Extremism) in Groot-Brittannië, Frankrijk en Nederland – drie Europese landen waar moslims een minderheid zijn. Ook bekijken we hoe dit beleid, zowel door de overweldigende concentratie op moslims als door het feit dat het een instrument van burgertoezicht is, islamofobe vooroordelen en verdenkingen helpt te institutionaliseren.

  2. Fault lines in the fight against racism and antisemitism

    12 February 2020
    Article

    Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations examines the narrowing media narrative of what constitutes racism, and the way accusations of it are kicked around by politicians and journalists.

  3. La fiction dépasse la réalité

    • Azfar Shafi , Asim Qureshi
    11 February 2020
    Report

    Le présent rapport mettra en évidence et comparera les orientations des politiques de prévention du crime liées à la lutte contre l’extrémisme violent (Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)) au Royaume-Uni, en France et aux Pays-Bas, trois pays européens dans lesquels les musulmans constituent une minorité. Nous montrerons également comment, en accordant une attention excessive aux musulmans et en constituant des outils de surveillance latérale, elles contribuent à institutionnaliser les préjugés et les soupçons islamophobes.

  4. Stranger than fiction

    • Azfar Shafi , Asim Qureshi
    11 February 2020
    Report

    This publication compares Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) policies in Britain, France and the Netherlands - three European countries where Muslims form a minority. It also traces how, both through their overwhelming focus on Muslims, and by their nature as tools of lateral surveillance, they help institutionalise Islamophobic prejudice and suspicion.

  5. Leaving the war on Terror A Progressive Alternative to Counter-Terrorism Policy

    30 January 2020 - Event

    Britain’s counter terrorism policies do not work. As the threat of another war in the Middle East looms, we invite you to join us for an invigorating and engaging discussion on the impact of the War on Terror in Britain and how to promote a progressive, alternative approach to counter-terrorism policy.

  6. What kind of security policy better serves democracy?

    Ben Hayes, Cori Crider, Narzanin Massoumi, Daniel Holder
    15 July 2019
    Article

    What type of security policy at home and abroad do we need to make our democracies fit for purpose? A key panel discussion for our times.

  7. Left behind by Northern Ireland’s neoliberal peace

    Niamh Ni Bhriain
    06 May 2019
    Article

    Recent events have exposed how Northern Ireland hasn’t experienced peace as much as a cold war. The structural violence, legacy of conflict and democratic deficit can’t be left to dangerously smoulder any longer.

  8. ¿Guerra contra la disidencia?

    Kevin Blowe
    11 December 2018
    Article

    La red Netpol hace campaña contra la vigilancia policial de la disidencia política y la habitual difamación de activistas y colectivos, a los que se tilda de “extremistas internos”. Kevin Blowe explica cómo la policía está limitando el espacio de protesta en el Reino Unido.

  9. sustainable agro-business, Uruguay

    Energy democracy and public ownership

    Daniel Chavez
    04 December 2018
    Article

    Uruguay and Costa Rica are world leaders in clean, public, democratically accountable energy. Their success owes much to state-owned companies with the power to drive systemic change.

  10. A war on dissent?

    Kevin Blowe
    30 October 2018
    Article

    The Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) campaigns against police surveillance on political dissent and the regular smearing of activists and groups as “domestic extremists”. Kevin Blowe explains how the police are closing down the space for protest in the UK.

  11. Guía básica sobre la esencia de las políticas del Partido Laborista en el Reino Unido

    Satoko Kishimoto
    16 October 2018
    Article

    El Partido Laborista del Reino Unido está alentando a las bases y estimulando la movilización de los trabajadores y las trabajadoras, al mismo tiempo que muestra un liderazgo cada vez más sólido. Su reciente congreso anual, organizado en paralelo al festival político The World Transformed (TWT), son motivo de esperanza.

  12. A beginner’s guide to the core of UK Labour party politics today

    Satoko Kishimoto
    03 October 2018
    Article

    The UK's labour party is inspiring grassroots and workers mobilisation and showing increasingly credible leadership. Its recent annual conference and the concurrently run World Transformed Festival give hope.

  13. Anti-austerity protest

    El nuevo activismo modelo en el Reino Unido: llevar al Partido Laborista al Gobierno y dar el poder al pueblo

    Hilary Wainwright
    04 December 2017
    Article

    La ‘nueva política’ se refiere tanto al poder electoral como a la construcción de un poder transformador.

  14. Anti-austerity protest

    New model activism: Putting Labour in office and the people in power

    Hilary Wainwright
    04 December 2017
    Article

    The ‘new politics’ needs to be about both winning electoral power and building transformative power.

  15. The Immunity of Austerity

    • Luke Shuttleworth
    02 February 2017
    Paper

    The durability of austerity policies in the European Union is due in part to the way neoliberal values such as competition and individual responsibility are perpetuated in popular media. How can movements break this monopoly on information to articulate different values and help mobilise citizens against austerity.

  16. Corbyn: the non-careerist politician

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    25 September 2015
    Article

    This summer I was going to meet with Jeremy Corbyn at a conference in Ufa, Russia. He asked for a few days to think it over promising to come unless something unplanned and significant would happen. It did. He was nominated for the leader of the British Labour Party.

  17. Anti-austerity protest

    Mayores aspiraciones: la política más allá de las urnas

    Hilary Wainwright
    01 September 2015
    Article

    Igual que con el referéndum escocés, la derrota electoral se puede transformar en un éxito político; un nuevo movimiento está surgiendo en el Reino Unido.

  18. john-hogg

    Police force gives cannabis users green light to grow drugs

    21 July 2015
    Other news

    Durham Police has given users the green light to grow cannabis at home after declaring that officers will no longer proactively target small scale producers. In a move, which will be seen as a step towards decriminalisation, Durham's Police Commissioner Ron Hogg said it will only go after people if there is a complaint or if they are being "blatant", while the force will continue to tackle large scale cannabis farms. (See also: Cannabis users won't be a priority for County Durham Police | Durham police stop targeting pot smokers and small-scale growers)

  19. Money Laundering in London

    London is now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

    03 July 2015
    Other news

    The City of London is the money-laundering centre of the world's drug trade. UK banks and financial services have ignored so-called "know your customer" rules designed to curb criminals’ abilities to launder the proceeds of crime. A National Crime Agency (NCA) threat assessment stated: "We assess that hundreds of billions of US dollars of criminal money almost certainly continue to be laundered through UK banks, including their subsidiaries, each year."

  20. How Britain's khat ban devastated an entire Kenyan town

    25 June 2015
    Other news

    For more than two decades, Maua enjoyed booming business propelled by the growth and sale of khat, known locally as miraa, a popular herb whose leaves and stems are chewed for the mild high they offer. But last year the UK, home to one of khat’s biggest markets, declared the stimulant a class C drug and banned all imports, prompting Maua’s rapid descent into economic purgatory.

Pages