Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Living Memorial launched in Tottenham

On Tottenham Civic Day, 25th June, the day dawned damp. But we needn’t have worried. The weather held and a good crowd enjoyed the full programme of outdoor performances, creative artists’ stalls, and delicious barbecue that was laid on by the great staff at Bernie Grant Arts Centre. The Centre is the new home for...

The Economics of Extraction – new article on the Niger Delta

(This article by Ben Amunwa first appeared in the current, oil-themed issue of Foto 8 magazine –http://www.foto8.com/new/in-print/8-magazine ) Outside the plane window at the Niger Delta, the oil region of Nigeria, I can see a solid bed of rainforest with wide ribbons of water the colour of coffee dregs coiling through it. I try to orientate,...

Challenging Climate Racism

Under the capitalist system, in order that England may live in comparative comfort, a hundred million Indians must live on the verge of starvation – an evil state of affairs, but you acquiesce in it every time you step into a taxi or eat a plate of strawberries and cream. The alternative is to throw...