Protest and the Police Bill The government’s newly proposed Police and Crime Bill has caused shockwaves of outrage online, Anna Shaw discusses the bill’s potential repercussions. The newly proposed Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill will assign more power to the police, particularly in regards to protests; allowing them to set noise limits, impose finish […]
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It wasn’t all bad in 2020 , I promise
Lauren Haughey comments on the recent attempted coup of Capitol Hill as a reminder of racial disparities and weak democracy
Protests under the banner of the Black Lives Matter movement erupted across Brazil last month after the death of Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas. Online Features Editor Becca Wells reports on the incident and the political reaction.
Exeter City Council encourages residents to celebrate Black History Month Exeter City Council are calling for residents to celebrate Black History Month by raising awareness of Exeter’s black history within the local community. Black History Month is celebrated annually each October, and this year it has additional resonance within the city following the Black Lives […]
Online Editor, Maddie Baker, speaks to Maia Thomas, a Politics student at Exeter and the co-organiser of the Black Lives Matter Protest in Exeter – discussing the protest itself and her experiences.
Cassie Grace discusses the BLM protests to have landmark statues of figures associated with the slave trade removed
William Thorton reviews the latest record from frenetic hip-hop duo Run the Jewels
Francesca Sylph discusses the unanswered absence of Angela Davis’ sexuality in the current racial movement and the key role of intersectionality.
Alina McGregor analyses the recent removal of Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol and the effectiveness of the act.