Racial Justice Bulletin – 15th May 2016

Racial Justice Bulletin – 15th May 2016

Bulletin Highlights

JUST Event

JUST, in partnership with the UK Race and Europe Network will be hosting an evening debate in Leeds on the 2nd of June to discuss the implications of either leaving or remaining in the EU  from a Black and Minority Ethnic perspective. Book your place now via our Eventbrite Page.

JUST Partnership Event

On the 2nd of May, JUST was proud to host the hustings for the election of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner along with our partners. An edited video of the event, outlining the key positions and commitments of the re-elected Dr. Allan Billings is available here.

JUST’s Pick of the Week

This week we are giving special attention to two recently published essays by renowned linguist, philosopher and political dissident Noam Chomsky. The essays are excerpted from his latest book, Who Rules the World?
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JUST Event

With the politics of fear, misinformation and hyperbole dominating the mainstream debate over the EU Referendum, JUST, in partnership with the UK Race and Europe Network, are proud to be hosting an evening debate in Leeds on the 2nd of June to discuss the implications of either leaving or remaining in the EU from a Black and Minority Ethnic perspective. Book your place now via our Eventbrite Page.

Racial Justice News

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JUST Partnership Event

On the 2nd of May, JUST was proud to host the hustings for the election of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner along with our partners. The event was a resounding success, providing an open forum for the people of South Yorkshire to air their concerns and express their expectations of the Commissioner. Watch the edited video of the event outlining the key positions and commitments of the re-elected Dr. Allan Billings here.

Pick of the Week

Noam Chomsky | US Power Under Challenge: “Masters of Mankind”

The renowned linguist, philosopher and political dissident asks the question: “who rules the world?” The answer is more complex than you might think.
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The Cost of Violence: What Principles Rule the World?

In part II of this book excerpt, Chomsky examines the mosly disregarded consequences of decades of violence as a first resort of the powerful.
(Picture: Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper/flikr/cc)

Video of the Week

Marlence Bart Williams exposes the pernicious myth that Africa is poor and dependent on western aid, when, in reality, western resource exploitation and profit repatriation are Africa’s biggest problems.
by TEDX

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