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This is Rigged stage Holyrood Palace sit-in

This is Rigged staged a sit-in at Holyrood House, the Scotland residence of King Charles, on Monday 19 February 2024. They demanded that the price of baby formula in supermarkets…

“It’s a separate world” – Class based inequality in Higher Education still prevalent, argues letter to the Guardian 

In a letter to the Guardian, Dr Siân Lawrence addressed the continued inequality in the UK’s higher education, which she argues was “never left behind.” Only 20 per cent of…

EIBF 2022: Simon Woolley: Shaking Up the Establishment Review

Simon Woolley’s 2022 book, SOAR: My Journey from Council Estate to the House of Lords tells the success story of Lord Simon Woolley, Baron of Woodford. SOAR is more than…

The Lifestyle guide to uncomfortable conversations

CW: suicide, racism When was the last time you saw the effects of white privilege first-hand? Or noticed you were being treated in a certain way due to your gender?…

“Wages for Housework”: Silvia Federici and the value of domestic work

In the 1970s, feminists in the United States and Europe founded the “Wages for Housework” movement, challenging society’s view on the value of domestic labour and demanding a recognition of…

A “socially corrosive monopoly” – the truth behind Scotland’s land

When I ask you to consider who owns Scotland, what first comes to mind? My focus is instantly drawn to the verb choice. Owns. ‘Who owns Scotland’ implies that Scotland…

No place like home? The hidden LGBTQ+ housing struggle

Finding a place to live in Edinburgh is hard. Acquiring a safe and secure living space is akin to running a race in a housing market so competitive and brutal.…

UK income inequality is neither sustainable nor fair

At 5:30pm on January 6, the median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings for 2021 has surpassed the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK, a recent report by…