The 21st century has not seen women move very far from sexual objectification and domestic servitude. Marketing has been part of maintaining the status quo. So, advertising plays a central role in shaping how society sees women and how women see themselves. Ergo, I am happy that the Advertising Standard Agency (ASA) will be helping… Continue reading Corsets Kitchens & Advertising
When white people use the N-Word, it evokes ugly haunting images of white peoples lack of compassion and humanity. The evil they visited on black people.
A jolly in apartheid South Africa breaching international sanctions didn’t stop David Cameron becoming PM. The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, didn’t need to use anything as sophisticated as “Mutton-headed old mugwump” to ridicule black people. He merely described us as ‘piccaninnies’ with ‘watermelon smiles’ who should be grateful that white people saved us from relying… Continue reading White People N***** Empty Apologies
Austerity is supposed to reduce the deficit, the gap between the government’s spending, and what it gets from taxes. However, the deficit has grown. So ...
Black women are not the mules of the world to be laden with constraints of patriarchy and burdened with white men's abuse and hate.
After a catalogue of disasters why is Theresa May the unchallenged leader of the Tories? Perhaps because Brexit is toxic
Imagine my horror at defending Theresa May, back bencher in waiting, but the Grenfell fire is not her fault. It is the fault of us all. The tragedy of the Grenfell fire didn’t just come out of nowhere. It began 30 years ago when Brits elected Mrs Thatcher. The country then started down the path… Continue reading Grenfell Fire Is Not About Theresa May, It’s Much Bigger