Is the BBC promoting freedom in totalitarian ways? The right to chose whether or not you wear a poppy.

This is not a debate about whether or not you should wear the poppy. Whether you believe it is a way to commemorate the fallen, believe they are a jingoistic tool to perpetuate war or as Robert Fisk argues, that they have lost their symbolism; my personal view is that as members of a relatively […]

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From a child fleeing a brutal dictator to Hull city councillor hoping to ease the refugee crisis

As a young boy, he saw his father die from the torture inflicted on him by a brutal regime. Haroldo Herrera-Richmond was just two years old when Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship took power in Chile. Now a Hull city councillor after coming to England, Cllr Herrera-Richmond is well qualified to speak on the global refugee crisis.

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