Alex Howe explores how the notorious Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill came about and how it may come to effect our freedom of expression.
“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.
Alexei Navalny returned to Russia after being poisoned with nerve agent. He is now facing trial. Ana Hill Lopez Menchero investigates his homecoming and the precarious position of those who oppose to the Russian state.
The truth is that no one likes to feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. This is a difficult thing to admit when we want to claim that we are doing our best: we don’t want to make […]
People of colour have been oppressed by white people for over five hundred years. To be surprised by the George Floyd murder is to be ignorant of how the police, amongst others with institutional power, […]
Of all the world leaders, Donald Trump is the last that we would ever want to see deal with protests and riots over race and equality. Not once has he made any attempt to hide […]
A worldwide spark of civil uprising has taken governments by surprise this year, both in the East and West. Ted-Orme Claye explores the reminiscence of the Arab Spring movement and its consequences. As the UK […]
As the five month long protests in Hong Kong rage on, Carrie Lam, the country’s chief executive, has held a special administrative meeting in order to enact the ‘Prohibition of Masking Regulations’. This ordinance, which […]
This year’s London Fashion Week has once again been shadowed by protests – led by climate activism group Extinction Rebellion. The event, which took place between the 13th and 17th of September, is one of […]
First things first; a disclaimer. Like 99% of the people I know I find Trump’s Muslim ban repulsive, ill thought out and counterproductive. As such it became a valid topic for what was Leeds’ third […]
After the world was left rightly distraught on Tuesday night at the thought of the racist, sexist and misogynistic pig that is Donald J. Trump becoming President of the United States of America. Masses of […]
On Monday afternoon, Leeds Union activists ran a stall outside Essentials in a bid to register students for NUS’s forthcoming national demonstration. The apron wearing, tin can wielding campaigners petitioned under the banner ‘TEFCO’ in […]