Black Deaths in Custody

Black Deaths in Custody

BBC News Today programme reports that over 590 black people have died in custody over the last few years – that is the figure for the UK, not for apartheid South Africa. If it was 590 women or 590 wheelchair users, would there be a national outcry? But its 590...

Is anyone in power any good?

I’m enjoying the new Tory/coalition cabinet – in my family we take bets on who is going to mess up next. I guess we should be frightened, that the least able or most untruthful (you decide) MP is now in charge of the nation’s health – but right now, it just seems to...

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