Lydia Carter presents illustrations of climate outrage. Is the Just Stop Oil group an accurate representation of the Suffragettes from the century of old? If so, are preventative protesting laws adding monstrous fuel to an already raging fire?
The bitter taste of the chocolate industry
The bitter taste of the chocolate industry Online Lifestyle editor Katie Edgar explores student activism, the issue of child labour in chocolate production, and how small acts of consumer change can make a big difference. Everyone loves chocolate. Or at least, everyone I know does. But few people know about the darker, bitter side of […]
Non-fiction and the problem of oversimplification
Who has not stumbled across a list of “books that will change your life”? The popularity of non-fiction is on the rise, as authors seek to give readers accessible introductions to a plethora of topics, ranging from feminism to boosting productivity. Rhian Hutchings analyses this phenomenon and its potential consequences.
How can you take action on climate change?
Rebecca Wells discusses the ways in which we can all take action against climate change, individually and collectively.
A year of rising COVID anti-Asian xenophobia and hate crimes
Lucy Aylmer reflects on the explicit increase of anti-Asian hate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic
Pakistan’s Aurat March 2021: ‘Women’s Health Crisis’
Lina Idrees reflects on and discusses the upcoming Women’s March in Pakistan.
In conversation with Angela Davis and Ilan Pappé
Clara Akiki reflects upon the recent talk (digitally) given by Professor Angela Davis and Professor Ilan Pappé at our university
Using Sport as a Method of Political Activism
Using Sport as a Method of Political Activism Jack Walton discusses the place sport has in today’s political landscape. Do you remember the good old days? Front Page of The Sun, The Mail and The Sunday Sport; Freddie Flintoff boozing, WAG’s a-wagging, Wayne Rooney being the thick thug it was decided he was. British sport […]
Extinction Rebellion: in retreat?
Eirwen Abberley discusses how Covid-19 has hindered the Extinction Rebellion movement at a crucial time
Performative activism: How to become a better ally
Bridie Adams speaks about the potential dangers of social media activism and offers advice on how to avoid being labelled a superficial ally