The Long Goodbye: Riz Ahmed’s breakup with Britain
Nimo Omer discusses Riz Ahmed’s new short film The Long Goodbye and the fraught relationship between immigrants and a country that doesn’t seem to want them
Kobe Bryant: How should we remember the dead?
Nimo Omer explores the complicated discussion surrounding Kobe Bryant’s life and death
Preview: Mimi and The Mountain Dragon
Opinon Editor Nimo Omer attended the preview event at HOME for Mimi and the Mountain Dragon, which premieres on BBC1 on Boxing Day
Deepfakes and doctored videos: the new era of political propaganda
Nimo Omer argues that deepfakes are a small part of a wider problem that we have with lies and deception in society
Concerns raised over UoM’s racism reporting process
The University has been accused of making students of colour feel like an “afterthought” with a complex complaints procedure that can be difficult for them to navigate
Gandhi: good guy or bad guy?
The council’s decision to erect a statue to commemorate Gandhi has caused a lot of controversy, Nimo Omer discusses the need to look at these issues with more nuance
The opioid crisis in the US: transforming attitudes to addiction
Nimo Omer discusses the representation of drug addiction and race and its impact on policy in the US
Remain vs Leave: Not as different as you’d think
Nimo Omer discusses the presence of Empire around the Brexit debate
The forgotten history of Somalia
Nimo Omer explores the cultural history of Somalia and it’s erasure from modern political discourse
Manchester and Protest – getting engaged in your new city
Nimo Omer provides ways you can get involved in Manchester’s advocacy groups
BDS, antisemitism, and why the left needs to do better
Nimo Omer writes about the recent media coverage of the BDS movement’s week of action on Israel-Palestine conflict
Exclusionary student politics
Nimo Omer deplores the lack of encouragement for BME groups to enter into political circles at University
Turning Point UK: a dangerous agenda
Nimo Omer discusses the prevalence of right-wing groups and how important it is to take them seriously.
OFOC: A campaign for a different kind of Britain
Nimo Omer looks at the success of the ‘Our Future Our Choice’ who were behind the blue bus on campus last week. Although the establishment seem baffled by their success amongst young people they have reinvigorated Brexit.
The Labour Party has fallen short
Nimo Omer suggests that the Labour Party has foregone its ideals of inclusiveness in an attempt to attract more voters.
The schoolboy refugee attack exemplifies UK attitude to immigrants
“The dialogue around immigration to descend to standard of gutter talk that sewer rats would be ashamed of”
What does the Pittsburgh shooting say about far right politics?
Nimo Omer looks at the dangers of spreading far-right ideals following Saturday’s Pittsburgh shooting
Review: 22 July
A review of Paul Greengrass’s drama depicting the 2011 terror attacks in Norway and their fallout among the survivors.
Constant Crisis: Is it time for Corbyn to say goodbye?
Has the novel sheen of Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn begun to dull? Nimo Omer argues that in wake of the scandal surrounding anti-semitism it is time for the party to move on from their idealisation of the scruffy socialist