Just Stop Oil – Radical, disrepectful protests get the job done

The question of what makes an effective protest and what is simply detracting from the message has been raised again by two by Just Stop Oil supporters. They climbed up onto the Queen Elizabeth II bridge on Monday morning, subsequently closing it for a two day occupation. This caused around 6 miles of congestion and […]


The Platform

If you’re looking for some escapism to forget about the fact that you’re stuck in a confined space for months on end (maybe even having to potentially ration your food) The Platform might not be on your watchlist at the moment. In any other circumstances however, The Platform offers an intense, claustrophobic experience with a healthy dose […]

Culture Literature

Agnes Török at the Scottish Poetry Library

From lyrics written in protest of the Church by William Blake, to the haunting depictions of 9-11 by Michael Burch, poetry has always been intertwined with social commentary and political activism. Indeed the voice of a poet is never just for the individual: it speaks from and to the masses.  This is was the message […]