Shagnick Bhattacharya discusses the extent and significance of recent protests in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody, considering the future of the Islamic regime in the face of mass resistance led by women.
Caitlin Barr discusses the issues with the UK’s police force, and how the institution goes hand in hand with democracy.
As Black Lives Matter protests across the world continue to take place, so do calls to defund the police. News editor, Emily Im, investigates how and why defunding the police would work.
Rupali Naik takes a positive stance on activism from seemingly superficial platforms: are we changing the nature of social media?
Sally Denning explores the significance of politics in hip hop songs.
Student activists held a vigil on Stocker Road to raise awareness about what they referred to as an outbreak of police brutality in Hong Kong. The students, who were not allowed to protest on campus, referred to their actions as “showing the University and also ourselves, we are united and we are here.” The vigil, […]
Amandla Stenberg is stunning. As the film’s locus, she moves between two worlds – that of her friends, where her identity seems grounded – quite literally – by her obsession with the latest kicks, music, her friends – and Williamson Prep, where she is forced into a performative ‘whiteness.’ My only critique of the film […]