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Cameroon and the problematic nature of humanitarian aid

"Humanitarian aid, by its very nature, creates a narrative based on status imbalance, forming a relationship between those who need help, and those who fly across the world to provide it."

Defiance in the face of Danger: Human Rights Activism in Colombia

The inconvenience caused by having to navigate through the hanging faces as you walk from class to class, serves as a reminder of the mass disruption in the lives of the protesters themselves. Activism should not be easy and in Colombia this is a given.

The Global Backslide of LGBTQ+ Rights: what’s happening and what you...

While Pride should be a celebration of Britain’s vibrant LGBT community, we must also always remember that queer people still face discrimination, even across much of what we would consider the developed world.

Black trauma porn, slacktivism, and chicken soup for the activist soul

TW: racism, police brutality, racial violence The torrential online aftermath of the murder of a black man: posts mourning...

The Right to Breathe & The Suffocation of Black Lives

"I can’t breathe." These were the chilling final words of George Floyd, spoken with Derek Chauvin’s knee pressed to...

For a better future, activism must thrive online

“Is there hope for the next decade?” a debate at the Oxford Union asked in January, just weeks before panic began to spread...

No more “Viva la Revolution”: Has our generation become boring?

Throughout history, students have been feared as the archenemy of social and political order: from Paris to Cairo, we’ve revolutionised cultural norms,...

Cambridge lawn destroyed by Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion members destroyed part of the Trinity College lawn in Cambridge on Monday. The activists were digging...

Students show their love for the climate

Last Friday, February 14, more than 100 school students gathered in Bonn Square as part of Oxford’s latest climate strike.

Colleges show support for St John’s divestment

A number of Oxford colleges have expressed solidarity with protestors campaigning for “direct action for divestment” at St John’s College.