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Mini Weather Maxi Meanings

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer As an allotment gardener based in the East Midlands, I invite us to talk to bird watchers and to our fellow gardeners. Recent BBC information is that swifts migrate in April, build nests, incubate their eggs for 20 days, nurture their first brood of young for 20 days then reuse […]

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Disputed Territory

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Nationalism has a neo-dangerous underbelly. On no account be misled! Never think we are immune. Always check in on universal humanity: Zoning can only be fluid and voluntary; Intentionally walk in each others’ shoes So that independence and dignity are preserved. Magnify positivities for no-one’s life escapes adversity. […]

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GRT in UK Politics

Written By Virgil Bitu As in general, the GRT population is not taken into consideration not even during elections. Politicians feel no restriction or common sense when they are referring to us GRT. They cannot express their thoughts when they refer to other vulnerable groups because they are held accountable by the media, state institutions […]

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Caste not Class

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Dr Andrews’ speech to an Oxford debating society, underlining the prevalence and power of racism in schooling has been widely watched on social media. He expertly distinguishes schooling, at any level, from education and shows its neo-colonial use as a means of perpetuating international control and continuing white economic supremacy. […]

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Our Walk through the planet

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Let’s take a walk high up in the trees so the leaves mingle with our hair, Stretch the soles of our feet down long sinews to tread flat on the soil, Engrain the colour of the dirt into toughened skin that fears no thorns, Express assurance that we are one […]

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LACHO ROMANO GES!

Written By Virgil Bitu LACHO ROMANO GES! O Del te del amen zor thai gogi! God may give us strenght and wisdom! Today we celebrate 50 years from the First World Roma Congress, which was the milestone in the process of our identification and recognition as a nation. Than we, Roma, Gypsies, Sinties, Travelers adopted […]

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The Forgotten People

Written By Virgil Bitu 20th of March 2021 – UN Anti-Racism Day We, Gypsies, Roma and Travellers are a population with a very rough fate. During the centuries we have been enslaved, victims of the Holocaust, of armed conflicts which were not ours and even nowadays we are constantly victims of violent hate crimes especially […]

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Preparing for Cop 26

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer Photo by Vincent M.A. Janssen from Pexels This preparation for Cop 26 rests on a promise found in holy writings: “The sun shall not smite you by day nor the moon by night.” Participation in Cop 26’s climate deliberations is modelled by leaders of Catholic and Islamic faith groups. Of […]

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Ally-ship and Position

Written By Rosey Thomas Palmer I was warned that within Greens of Colour that there were some rumblings of misgiving about ally-ship. I decided to examine what the idea of being an ally means to me. What I jotted was: friend, supporter, empathetic observer from within, “standing in the shoes of main players”, sharing work, […]

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Introducing Robinah K. Nanyunja

Written by Robinah K. Nanyunja I entered politics at the founding Congress of The African Greens Federation (AGF) and Ecological Party of Uganda (EPU) in 2010 when I was elected as a Vice President of EPU. Since then I got involved in party building and organizing. In 2014 I was elected as the Treasurer for […]

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