Monthly Archives: September 2022

time for a proper conversation about republicanism

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

The queen was good at what she did; slick even. Her public faux pas were few, or not widely grasped enough to have wide impact. King Charles III has no such reputation. He’s already sacked his staff and made several brattish clangers on video. He helped make a hero of his late wife Diana through […]

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Namibian government is failing its dwindling population

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

The future for the desert lions living in northwest Namibia is “very, very bleak”, according to Izak Smit, chair of an organisation devoted to the lions’ survival. Numbers alone tell their story. Between 2016 and 2022, the population has plummeted by around two-thirds. Smit says there are now only 35-45 lions left. The Canary first reported […]

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Kwasi Kwarteng’s budget is a declaration of war on poor people

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

On 6 September, Liz Truss assumed the office of prime minister after receiving support from 57.4% of Conservative Party members who voted in the leadership election. Those members consist of a mere 0.4% of the UK population. Now, Truss’s laughing chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has unveiled a mini-budget which can only be described as an all-out […]

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Tory government plans are major threat to biodiversity

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

Nature-focused organisations have accused the Conservative government of launching “an attack on nature”. Their criticism centres around the government’s plans to both rip up and relax rules that safeguard the natural world. The UK is already one of the most nature-depleted countries in the entire world. Revelations on 24 September have further raised fears of […]

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Transphobia reaches new heights as trans charity Mermaids is targeted on social media

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

Monday 26 September has seen many outraged transphobes posting on social media, in uproar about the trans charity Mermaids. It seems that everyone who reads the right-wing press has something to say, including renowned TERF JK Rowling. Mermaids is an organisation providing vital support for transgender, non-binary and gender-diverse children and young people. But many […]

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UN rules Australia has violated islanders’ human rights

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

A group of people from the Torres Strait Islands won a massive victory on 23 September. The UN Human Rights Committee ruled on a complaint they made against the Australian government over climate harms. In a historic decision, the committee found that Australia has violated the islanders’ human rights with its inaction on the climate […]

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corporate media fails to report on explosive documentary

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

THIS ARTICLE WAS UPDATED AT 8:50PM ON TUESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER TO REFLECT AL JAZEERA RELEASING THE FINAL EPISODE OF THE DOCUMENTARY. Al Jazeera‘s The Labour Files has caused anger and uproar in much of the left wing of UK politics. The three-part documentary claims to have “the largest leak of documents in British political history”. […]

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Currently, asylum support is just £5.84 per day

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

Asylum Support payments have dropped by 27% since 2022, according to figures published by the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford. The Migration Observatory calculated that payment levels had dropped in real terms, despite nominal increases during the period. Currently, asylum support is just £5.84 per day: New analysis shows value of asylum support […]

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We can’t combat Islamophobia without dismantling white supremacy

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

The recent Forde report found widespread Islamophobia, antisemitism, and anti-Blackness in the political sphere. Is anything going to be done about it? Probably not. It’s simply not politically expedient to meaningfully oppose racism. White supremacy makes racism an opportune tool for those who are looking to maintain the whiteness of the status quo. That’s why […]

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