Written by Maryam Arshad 4 weeks, 400 grassroots campaigns – a number that’s still climbing. That was what ‘The Community Planning Alliance’ saw after they launched an interactive open access map which allowed for the locating and sharing of environmental grassroots campaigns across the UK. That number is huge−indicating the widespread presence of campaigns who… Read More Why Are Environmental Grassroots Campaigns Overlooked And Underreported In The Media?
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
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?
Written by Emma Flint In his first year as leader, Keir Starmer has decidedly chosen to conform rather than oppose the current government. His determination to tow the middle line is increasing almost daily, most recent of note being his decision to support the government partially running Liverpool City Council. When news broke on 24th… Read More Keir Starmer’s Labour and its Lack of Opposition