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Community

IWGB: Defending the Workers, Defending the Lockdown

On June 4, The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) applied to intervene in a High Court legal challenge of the government. What could possibly inspire one of the most radical unions in the UK to defend the Tory government? The legal challenge in question is brought against the government’s lockdown by multi-millionaire, twitter […]

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Coronavirus

Montaigne’s Guide to Social Media Overdose: How Philosophy Can Help Us During Lockdown

It is often remarked that ideas are considered with far greater seriousness after their author has been dead a few centuries. Although the ideas I intend to explore here were written first by a man who has indeed been dead for a number of centuries, I ask the reader to believe me when I say […]

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Coronavirus

Interviewing a Student Paramedic in The Coronavirus Pandemic

Discussions on Covid-19 are understandably ubiquitous at the present time. One group of people who have remained relatively quiet in this dialogue however are medical students. So Periscope Nottingham interviewed a final year student paramedic to see what they think of the government’s action and how they are dealing with this crisis. What happened from […]

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Opinion

Coronavirus Lockdown Will Leave a More Narcissistic Society

As Boris Johnson has extended the lockdown for a further three weeks, nobody wishes to come to terms with the fact that this shutdown will continue, in some form, for the foreseeable future. This is a paradigm-shifting event that will cause a profound change in the psychology of our society. Fundamentally, what we will value […]