Protection On Paper Vs Protection In Practice: The Pepper Spray Argument

Written by Charlie Elizabeth Culverhouse The best form of self-defence is to avoid danger at all costs, but the reality is this is not always an option for women today. The danger is not the stranger lurking in the alley or the weirdo in the parking lot anymore, it could be anyone, anywhere, at any… Read More Protection On Paper Vs Protection In Practice: The Pepper Spray Argument

The Language of Bias – UK Media Reporting on Protests

Written by Robert MacFarlane Throughout the pandemic we’ve been glued to our TV’s, phones, computers and radios, eager for insight into the world that’s been denied to us. As such, more than ever our perception of current events has been based on the language used by media organisations and journalists. While journalists have a well-known… Read More The Language of Bias – UK Media Reporting on Protests

Does the New Crime Bill Stifle Our Right to Protest?

Written by Maddie Bridge-Davies So-called ‘Kill the Bill’ protests have been sweeping the country in response to the government’s controversial new crime bill. Activists gathered in Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle and Dorset over the Easter bank holiday weekend, and more than 100 people were arrested at a protest in central London. So what is the Bill… Read More Does the New Crime Bill Stifle Our Right to Protest?