Day: November 1, 2012

VIDEO: BBC BREAKFAST – RACISM IN FOOTBALL (BLACK FOOTBALL PLAYERS UNION)

This segment featuring David Neita (Barrister and Campaigner) aired last week on BBC Breakfast. … I was surprised to see former player Les Ferdinand all up in the camera talking so freely about racism in this segment. During his playing days I don’t remember him saying a damn thing about racism in the game when it mattered. Old cockney boy was mute and busy running around with blond TV presenter/IT girl of the 90s Dani Behr. Anyway I like David and admire his passion but does he truly believe that black/mixed race players will publicly support a ‘Black []

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES USING INDIA’S POOR AS HUMAN GUINEA PIGS

Via BBC News Drug companies are facing mounting pressure to investigate reports that new medicines are being tested on some of the poorest people in India without their knowledge. “We were surprised,” Nitu Sodey recalls about taking her mother-in-law Chandrakala Bai to Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital in Indore in May 2009. “We are low-caste people and normally when we go to the hospital we are given a five-rupee voucher, but the doctor said he would give us a foreign drug costing 125,000 rupees (£1,400).” The pair []

UK EVENT: BLOGGERS DELIGHT LIVE (LONDON)

Monthly event Bloggers Delight Live features a range of bloggers well versed in everything from popular culture (mostly lol), politics (sometimes lol) social economics (barely lol) and everything else in between, they give their unique perspective on a variety of topics, allowing the audience to either watch and take in all their wisdom, or to join in with the topical debates.  Special guest debaters on the evening will be: Presenter Remel London, rapper Bigz, journalist Janelle Oswald and DJ Milktray. Musical performance: []