Joining thousands on the streets last week at several Black Lives Matter protests, demonstrating against the insidious systemic racism in Britain, as well as with solidarity with protestors all over the world, I enjoyed a few moments of satisfaction that these protests had achieved something tangible
“Although deforestation has been rising since Bolsonaro took office at the beginning of 2019 (many may remember the uncontrollable wildfires that began last summer), the Coronavirus crisis seems to be accelerating the problem.”
Maddy Ross explains why the Union will not change for the better.
“It is essentially an illusion used to tell others – and ourselves – that we are ‘good’ people, without genuinely caring about the issue at hand.”
Flora Windebank explores online virtue-signalling.
“Not all ‘anti-virus’ strategies are the same, which has become evident over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.”
I imagine that amongst the vast majority of readers, the sentiment that All Cops Are Bastards will be broadly familiar and largely uncontroversial. Nowhere else in the developed world is this more obvious, and the…
The Opinion and Features Editors give their opinions on a range of topics in bitesize articles.
In an American context, “nonviolent” protest does not work and therefore, looting and riots are legitimate forms of protest for racial equality.
I’m not alone in feeling horrified when I watched George Floyd die, desperately pleading for his life as police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck to pin him – unarmed and handcuffed – to…
Maddy Ross discusses the problems with austerity.