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Puru Miah is a Labour councillor in Tower Hamlets, East London.

Hitting out beyond the ‘set’ boundary: racism and cricket

Azeem Rafiq’s courageous testimony on his experiences of racism in the British game has ignited fresh examination of institutional racism, but will it lead to real change?, asks Puru Miah

On yer bike!

Puru Miah looks at low traffic neighbourhoods, questions bike-induced road closures and sees a new "tale of two cities" in London

Confronting prejudice in the Labour Party

A Labour report should spur action against Islamophobia, says Puru Miah

A Track and Trace plan to more deaths

A top-down, over-centralised government Track and Trace system is failing poorer communities, reports Puru Miah

Playing politics with race

Puru Miah on the perils of triangulation

The hustler’s guide on how not to tackle racism

Puru Miah says the Johnson race commission is part of a deliberate policy to avoid taking action against racism

When black lives don’t matter

The recent Public Health England report on the impact of Covid-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities contains no action plan and sidesteps equalities law, says Puru Miah

A Covid New World of ever-growing inequality

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the UK, Puru Miah reports how inequality and racism is seeing Covid-19 hit the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities hardest of all

The Muslims are immune

Puru Miah finds Trevor Philips’ appointment as adviser to Public Health England and his Times comments about Muslims and Covid-19 deeply objectionable

Mutual Aid groups and Covid-19: a grassroots demand for social insurance

Puru Miah sees the flowering of Mutual Aid groups as a signal for a new form of social insurance that includes a universal basic income