By H M Zaheer
Why should we consider international development as an issue when voting in the 2010 General Election?
In a world of evolving social media, 24-7 news and unlimited communications, politicians are realising the importance of Generation Next. This varied group of young people may not know it, but they make up a considerable size of the population and will play a decisive role in electing our next government. The mainstream parties are aware of their importance and are actively...
By H M Zaheer
Optimism is the first step to changing Britain by 2020
The pessimists among us say Britain is heading towards economic and political decline, in the wake of the credit crunch that brought our financial system to its knees and the growing threat of the far right in recent elections. Nowadays there is a big difference between what people would prefer to see happen in the next ten years and what they feel might actually happen. But unless we are optimistic about the future, we cannot...
By Nabil Ahmed
I was fortunate enough not long ago to be invited to join a bunch of cool Muslim students out on camp who were socially and spiritually nourishing themselves off Snowdonia’s peaks and crisp air. The pleasant young gentlemen (I consider myself a ripe student-elder) could cook well, hike and even (when asked) give an excellent rendition of the Maori Haka. But take a look at the bigger picture and they represent an exciting future for Britain, presenting a trailer for the decade...
Monday 1 March to Sunday 7 March 2010
The last decade will almost certainly be remembered for the Labour Party having won an unprecedented three general election victories. It will also sadly be remembered for the tragic events of 9/11 and 7/7, which changed the course of political debate and discourse around the world and the conflicts that followed in Iraq and Afghanistan. From Palestine to Georgia, the first decade of the 21st century was littered with international conflicts,...
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