Charter flight deportations and school census boycott

As the climate of hostility towards migrants in the UK continues to grow I wrote a short piece for December’s New Internationalist magazine about a boycott of the school census. This asks parents, guardians and carers in England to state if their children are foreign nationals and the information has been used by the Home Office. […]

Gwenno, PrEP, CETA and table tennis in Brighton

I have a few articles in November’s New Internationalist magazine which takes Colombia as its main focus. For the news section I wrote about Brighton Table Tennis Club and its work with marginalised people, particularly young refugees, under its Community, Respect and Solidarity mantra. I also wrote about resistance to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), a […]

Co-operating with the council

Local councils across the UK are recognising the benefits of workers’ co-operatives for the local economy and community. But is this just an excuse for pushing through more privatisation? How can co-ops work with councils for their benefit?

Solidarity fridges from Frome to Dubai

I wrote an article for the Guardian’s Sustainable Business network about ‘solidarity fridges’ around the world. I visited Frome in Somerset to check out their community fridge which holds donations of surplus food from individuals and businesses. Anyone can come and take the food between 8am and 8pm every day. The Frome project was inspired […]