Nikole Hannah-Jones on “The 1619 Project,” Teaching Critical Race Theory & White Supremacy on Trial

Amid a right-wing attack on teaching critical race theory, we speak in-depth with Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project, which reframes U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as the foundational date for the United States. The project launched …
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Remembering Civil Rights Icon Bob Moses: Organized SNCC, Miss. Freedom Summer & Algebra Project

We remember the life of Bob Moses, the civil rights leader who left his job as a New York City high school teacher to register Black voters in Mississippi in the 1960s, facing down horrific violence and intimidation to become one of the icons of the movement. He died Sunday at age 86. Moses spent …
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The ‘Corbyn Project’ just took on global arms sales

Support us and go ad-free Jeremy Corbyn’s new project just held an international conference. It looked at the impact of global arms sales and why they need to be controlled. And aside from offering some lively discussion, the event also showed the potential of the former Labour leader’s new organisation. The arms trade: under the …
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UK spending millions of taxpayers’ money on military project that’s putting endangered whales at risk

The UK government is spending over £23m of taxpayers’ money on expanding its naval base at Duqm port in Oman. As the investigative media outlet Declassified UK reported on 3 June, the expansion could have a “large adverse” impact on an endangered whale population. The UK is also hosting the G7 summit from the 11 …
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Opposition mounts against vast new oil project in endangered elephants’ ‘last stronghold’

Canadian company ReconAfrica is currently digging for oil in Namibia, with further exploration in Botswana moving forward too. Ultimately, the company aims “to develop an area roughly the size of Belgium into an oil field”, according to activists against the exploration. One promotional article branded the project potentially “The Most Exciting Oil Play Of The …
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The ‘Corbyn Project’ is promising. But can it deliver on its goals?

After much buzz on social media, Jeremy Corbyn’s Peace and Justice Project finally launched on Sunday 17 January. And while everyone involved managed to ‘talk the talk’ – will they, and it, be able to ‘walk the walk’? Overall, the launch left me concerned – but the project itself leaves me more hopeful. Brilliant and …
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Anneliese Dodds just officially ended the ‘Corbyn project’

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds is shedding light on the Labour Party’s economic stance for the first time. And it appears that it doesn’t honour Keir Starmer’s commitment to Jeremy Corbyn’s policies. Instead, Dodds’ approach is taking the party back six years, to a time when Labour’s capitalists were desperately trying to fix capitalism. “Backing away” from …
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As Johnson threatens UK’s neighbours with gunboats, we revisit the lies underpinning the entire Brexit project

Prime minister Boris Johnson has reverted to 19th century gunboat diplomacy, threatening UK’s nearest neighbours and allies over fishing rights. In doing so, he threatens the entire European Union. But we may not have arrived at this sorry state of affairs had it not been for the blatant lies that underpin the entire Brexit project. …
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Jeremy Corbyn announces a new, global project for peace and justice

The wait is over. The announcement Jeremy Corbyn was due to make on Sunday 13 December at 2:30pm has been revealed. He’s launching a new, global initiative. And you can get involved too. The ‘Corbyn Project’ The Project for Peace and Justice officially went live on Sunday 13 December. It says its mission statement is: …
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Government blocked paper questioning accuracy of Cummings’ Coronavirus project, show leaked emails

An article in the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) claims that leaked emails show the health department blocked a study that raised questions about the accuracy of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) antibody kit. The kit – known as AbC-19 – comes under the ‘Operation Moonshot’ umbrella. False positives In September, UK prime minister Boris Johnson announced …
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