Meditations on Marx, Pompey architecture and translating the local lingo. Local resident Mike Gumbrell turns his satirical eye to some of Pompey’s unique foibles.
New S&C satirist Ash Jones unleashes his savagely satirical pen on April’s vote to refuse Syrian child refugees asylum in the UK, in which Pompey MP Flick Drummond sent a clear message to Syrian families [… read more ]
There’s a popular perception of Portsmouth as a monocultural, jingoistic and reactionary city. Taking a very different angle, University of Portsmouth lecturer and foreign affairs commentator Tom Sykes discusses Portsmouth’s role as a global city [… read more ]
Local photographer Paul Watt went to Saturday’s South Coast Resistance/Portsmouth Anti-Fascists rally in the Guildhall to document two political forces in opposition, but the activists he found on the way home changed his perspective on [… read more ]
On May 7, various racist groups will be attending a rally in Portsmouth Guildhall against refugees. Portsmouth Antifascists and other groups will be out to stop them. Here they tell Star & Crescent why. Against [… read more ]
Local students talk to Abigail Lofthouse about their experiences of Islamophobia as she explores the rise of anti-Muslim attitudes in the UK. Islamophobia is a growing issue in the UK. With a rise in EDL [… read more ]