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Are you really going to save the world like that?

What does liking and sharing posts about causes online really do…? Urban dictionary defines slacktivism as “the self-deluded idea that by liking, sharing, or retweeting something you are helping out”. This is a pejorative definition as this so called ‘slacktivism’ has and continues to have real impact on movements across the world. Research has shown […]

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Albums of the year: Fiona Apple and Dua Lipa

Fiona Apple: Fetch the Bolt Cutters It was in early lockdown that slight recluse and music veteran Fiona Apple unleashed her fifth album – her first in eight years – upon the world.  For many artists, the pandemic was a death-like blow to strategic, meticulous album releases that required a full lap of the late-night […]