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Opinion

How Inaction Can Make One Complicit

I am a white middle-class man. I do not, and never will understand what it means to be systematically discriminated against because of my race. I aim this article at others, like myself, who perhaps do not see it as their responsibility to get involved in the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. You are in […]

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Community

‘Stop Killing Animals, Kill Butchers’: How Misplaced Direct Action Can Injure an Entire Movement.

In the early hours of Wednesday, May 13, the Beeston butchers’ shop ‘Meat 4 U’ was vandalised with the words ‘scum’, ‘murderer’ and slogans ‘stop killing’, ‘kill butchers’, ‘meat = murder’. The graffiti was done by self-proclaimed ‘anarcho-vegan’ animal rights’ group ‘Liberate or Die’. However, as a non-meat-eater, though unaffiliated with any activist groups, I […]