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Voices

Talking with the BlackED Movement

CW: racism, homophobia Sharessa Naidoo, a BlackED Ambassador, kindly answered some of our questions about what we can expect from this inherently inclusive movement, how we can get involved and her own personal alignment with the work they are doing. For those who may not know, how was the BlackED Movement formed and what is […]

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Lifestyle

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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News

The Espresso Series: an interview with Extinction Rebellion co-founder Dr Gail Bradbrook

Honor Crean and Grace Volante, students at the University of Edinburgh, interviewed Dr Gail Bradbrook, the co-founder of the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion, as part of their radio programme ‘The Espresso Series’ on freshair.org.uk. Extinction Rebellion – often shortened to XR – was founded in the UK in May 2018 by Bradbrook, activist Roger Hallam, […]