The Radicalised and Racist White: What are They Fighting?

On Saturday 13th June white nationalists descended in a swarm of old spice and Stella onto central London. They were there, supposedly, to "protect" the statue of Winston Churchill from "violent attack". I'm not sure if they're aware that stone can't bleed but we'll let that one slide. This group has many names by many …

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What Instagram Has Taught Me About Female Solidarity

Okay, so I've been on Instagram for nearly 7 years - 2013!! (God I can't believe it, I'm getting old). For most of that time I posted what I wanted, curated my feed and occasionally interacted with the people I followed and who followed me. Mostly this was in the comments sections of posts, and …

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Why the media’s treatment of Grace Millane continues to perpertuate a rape culture

If anyone is unaware of Grace Millane, she was a 22 year old English backpacker who was murdered in New Zealand and whose body was found in a suitcase. Scarily enough, she was only one year older than me now. It was a tragedy for such a young woman to die so horrifically. However, instead …

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How to make small changes to help the environment

Hey there! So at the moment people seem to be finally waking up to the environmental problems our planet is facing. While a lot of people are wanting to do things to make a difference, there is also now an onslaught of brands "greenwashing" their costumers, and using our crisis as an opportunity for financial …

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Why We Need Independent Bookshops (and why we don’t need Amazon)

View this post on Instagram   Happy Independent Bookshop Week, friends! 📚 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Visit your local indie bookshop this week for bookshop parties, excellent author events, indies exclusives, perfectly curated shelves, the best recommendations, cake (!), warmth, free @book_tokens, beach reads, tote bags, helpful advice and the most wonderful people! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ …

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