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Let’s Talk About Feminism

17 August 2020

When a woman says they are a feminist, they have to preface it with “I don’t think women are better than men and I don’t hate men”. In this day and age, feminism is unjustly connoted as a radical movement. The initial wave of feminism in the early ninetieth century emerged to fight the oppression […]

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Petrified: White Supremacy Set In Stone

22 June 2020

The past few months completely shook the unsuspecting year of 2020, and as countries across the globe went into lockdown it seemed as if the world had gone quiet. It was in the midst of this silence that the Black Lives Matter movement erupted following the murder – it was murder – of George Floyd […]

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Scotland, Empire and George Floyd

21 June 2020

The extrajudicial killing of George Floyd has served as a moment of reckoning for racial justice across the United States. It has spawned a wave of protests and riots across the nation and led to calls for an overhaul of policing. These protests have taken on an international angle with large scale protests reported across […]

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UK Pride: From Protest To Pink Washing?

18 June 2020

Due to coronavirus, Pride parades across the UK which would usually take place in June or July have been cancelled or postponed indefinitely. This means that while we don’t have an excuse to bathe ourselves in glitter, we can reflect on the history of Pride in the UK and use this to make next year’s […]

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Why We Aren’t So Different To Edward Colston

12 June 2020

On a sunny afternoon in Bristol the statue of Edward Colston, a former slave trader, was torn down by Black Lives Matter protestors amid cheers and jubilation. It was promptly dumped into the River Avon. Whilst many have praised this as a sign of progression and justice, it belies a worrying trend towards an absolute […]

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