Today’s Britain has been made poorer, less tolerant and less safe by the passing of the Police and Crime Bill. Its a piece of legislation noted for its largeness, its contentious section restricting the right […]
Josh Bate examines the ‘gig economy’ business model and what it means for workers.
“The last few weeks seem like a period of reckoning of police power in the UK”. Manasa Narayanan reports on the Kill the Bill protests across the country, in response to the Police Bill.
Lennart Schiek takes a close look at the Police Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.
Students from the University of Leeds carried out a social media action as part of People & Planet’s National Day of Action on climate change, calling on the University to cut ties with Barclays bank. Society Treasurer Eve Jones explains why.
The Turkish President, Recep Erdogan, has been facing backlash after appointing a new rector from his political party for Bogazici University and later for making several anti-LGBTQ+ claims against protesting students. Ioana Grădinaru reports.
This month, international students studying at Russell Group universities joined forces and asked for a 30% reimbursement for tuition fees that would compensate for the challenges they have faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They […]
Madeleine Williams hears from a first year student living in the fenced-off halls of residence at University of Manchester.
Last week, People and Planet society held a pumpkin carving event with a difference – all pumpkins were carved with slogans or images relating to its Divest Barclays campaign.
Following the recent protests against the ‘special anti-robbery squad’ and the horrific Lekki Massacre, BLM Leeds held a socially-distanced demonstration in Millennium Square to raise awareness of police brutality, corrupt leadership, and to show solidarity […]
A petition has been set up to encourage local authorities to implement further safety procedures for those using the alleyway which joins Headingley and Burley. Following huge social media attention surrounding recent alleged sexual assault […]
Last Saturday, Extinction Rebellion and GALBA staged a protest against the Leeds Bradford expansion plans. Ella Jones reports.