Kiran Moodley

  • 17 Nov 2018

    President Trump is on his way to California to see the extent of the damage after the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history. Troops and sniffer dogs are helping forensics teams to locate some of the over 1000 reported missing. 71 are now known to have lost their lives with thousands of homes destroyed. Several…

  • 4 Nov 2018

    It’s been just over a week since 11 people were shot dead in a Synagogue in Pittsburgh in America. In a year that’s also seen students killed in Parkland, a number of states have introduced laws to restrict gun ownership. But that’s come at a cost for some politicians.

  • 3 Nov 2018

    In a state known as the birthplace of the Civil Rights movement, there are now accusations that state authorities are placing obstacles in the way of some seeking to cast their ballots. More often than not, it seems to be African American voters who are affected.

  • 14 Oct 2018

    It’s a movement that encourages women to speak out about sexual abuse. In India hashtag Me Too has seen politicians, Bollywood figures and journalists accused of sexual misconduct – as women increasingly use social media to speak out. But can the country that global experts called ‘the most dangerous for women’ really give women a…

  • 13 Oct 2018

    An Olympian is swapping his figure skates for the wheels of political campaigning. Adam Rippon, who won a bronze medal in the Winter Olympics in South Korea earlier this year, says being an openly gay sportsman pushed him to join the campaign trail and speak out against President Trump’s administration. Kiran Moodley went to meet…

  • 30 Aug 2018

    Kiran Moodley looks back at the Democratic convention in Chicago in 1968 when the party nearly split in two on the issue.

  • 15 Aug 2018

    Christine Hallquist made her name in Vermont while running a major electric company and being a successful businesswoman. But Donald Trump’s election and the Women’s March inspired her to run for office – running on a campaign promise of a living wage for workers and Medicare for All. She won her primary to become the…

  • 8 Aug 2018

    The Democratic establishment says sticking to the centre is the best way to win over Trump supporters.

  • 4 Jun 2018

    2017 was one of the deadliest years for transgender people in the United States. At least 28 murders were reported by the Human Rights Campaign, the worst on record. Many in the LGBT community fear the struggle for acceptance has taken a step backwards under President Trump. His administration has already tried to ban transgender…

  • 23 Nov 2017

    Today is Thanksgiving when America gathers around a large roasted bird to give thanks and make up. President Trump broadcast his own fireside message today, but the last year has been marred by toxic division – much of it stirred up by the President himself. One minority community that feels targeted by his legislative agenda…

  • 6 Aug 2017

    He calls himself the oldest gay in the village. For decades – he lived a lie, hiding his sexuality until he was prosecuted under historic anti-gay laws. Even after all this time he’s still waiting for an official government apology.

  • 18 Jun 2017

    Theresa May’s leadership has been tested, and many of her own party say, found wanting after Wednesday’s tragic fire. But her authority had already been seriously undermined by her shock failure to secure a majority at the election the week before. Voters defied all expectations by backing Jeremy Corbyn in far higher numbers than anyone…

  • 10 Dec 2016

    Earlier this year, after 112 years of memories, West Ham left their East London stadium for a new home in the former Olympic stadium in Stratford. But what about the community West Ham left behind?

  • 22 Oct 2016

    Animator Stef Roberts has been living rent-free for over a year, sleeping wherever he can hang his hammock. He says he was feeling “up for a challenge” when he adopted the nomadic lifestyle.