I’m happy the statue of Colston was pulling down yesterday in a protest in Bristol. He was a slave trader, and we should get ashamed and outrage for why it was there in the first place.It represented a celebration of the brutality, cruelty and arrogance of Empire. Robert Clive, who raped and pillaged India in an orgy of imperial criminality excessive even for the 18th … Continue reading What do we want the UK to mean in 2020?
“…If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor…” Desmond Tutu Continue reading This “Horrible Show” must be stopped
Far from the comfort of Lockdown. Between a homemade pizza and a “zoom chat” with friends on the other side of the world, we have forgotten in recent months that unfortunately there is also a reality made of violence, abuses and “dictators” elected democratically. People that have taken “the power” that comes from an election, with the wrong foot and acting like an old provincial … Continue reading Say My Name.
I’m Living in Warsaw right now. I spend this lockdown in the Polish Capital. I am still a Londoner, I am still Italian. I am still a global citizen. For those of us who believe that our identities are not mutually exclusive, we have to all work together to ensure that globalization takes everyone with us and doesn’t leave people behind. Continue reading Who am I?