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Students vs Climate change: What could the new policing bill mean for student climate activism?

Introduced in March 2021, the UK government’s Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposes widespread new crime and justice legislation. Amongst other proposals, the bill proposes changes to rights of assembly and freedom of expression, which threatens the right to protest.  Direct action has long been key to environmental movements, disturbing business as usual to […]

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Women demand change, not more policing

CW: sexual violence “We no longer trust the police” – how some women are viewing new policing laws with contempt Feminist groups feel the police are failing to protect them, and are demanding change at a societal level to tackle violence against women.  The past month has seen the killing of a woman, Sarah Everard, […]