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What we mean when we say ‘abolish the police’

Over the past few weeks you may have heard calls to ‘abolish the police’ or ‘defund the police’. Now, these statements are not quite...

Social media activism: the dos and don’ts

Before I address the problematic use of social media in light of the most recent wave of the #BlackLivesMatter protest, I would...

Remembering a genocide: The Sri Lankan Civil War

Exactly 11 years ago, this month (May), the Sri Lankan civil war came to an end, with official victory in the hands...

Veganism would have stopped coronavirus

During this pandemic, people are feeling powerless to help. We are told of huge strains that have impacted our NHS, community wellbeing...

University marketisation and UEA(su)

All UEA students will recall the strikes from February to March by the UCU over pay, pensions, casualisation and rising workloads. Marketisation...

Elon Musk’s baby name is no big deal

To add to what has already been an utterly surreal year, Elon Musk announced the birth of his child with his partner,...