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‘Extinction Rebellion is flawed’

Climate change is a national emergency that needs solving. But what’s protesting outside an empty parliament over Easter going to do? Extinction Rebellion (XR) have pretty impressive scientific backing, and rightly so. But is being a public nuisance in the name of climate change really the image we want to put across? More than 1000…

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Youths strike for climate change

On Friday 15 March, young people worldwide left their classes to march for their future at #youthstrike4climate. This global action was inspired by 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg who started missing classes every Friday to campaign outside the Swedish parliament in the name of climate change, an initiative now being coined as ‘Fridays for Future’. While…

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IS bride Shamima Begum wants to return to UK

Shamima Begum, one of the three schoolgirls who left London to join so-called ISIS in 2015, has admitted the she has no regrets about joining the group, but now wants to return to the UK. In an interview with The Times, the 19-year-old described finding heads in bins and losing two children to illness during…

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PPL Film Fest to return in March

UEA’s Philosophy Society will be hosting the second annual PPL film festival, set to take place in March. The PPL film festival is a weeklong event comprised of a series of film screenings followed by a 20 to 30 minute discussion led by a member of staff or external speaker. Running from the 11-16 March,…

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SU joins People’s Vote March

On Saturday 20 October, the The People’s Vote March for the Future took place in London, with an attendance of around 700,000, 600,000 more than anticipated. Supporters marched for a final say on parliament’s Brexit deal. Last week saw members of the SU speak out in support of the march, hosting a banner making session…

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UEA students show support for Warwick protesters

On Tuesday 9th March, a crowd of approximately 30 UEA students marched through campus to express their solidarity with Warwick students in the wake of a incident that saw police use tasers and tear gas used on student protesters at Warwick University. The marchers held up signs that read “solidarity with Warwick” and chanted slogans expressing anger…

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