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Coronavirus Opinion Politics

Crazy-Right: The Bastard Love Child of Fascists and Conspiracy Theorists

“Garbage in, garbage out” is an idiom I often used in my days working for technology companies. Basically, a computer system is only as good as the information flowing into it. After spending a few hours with anti-lockdown / anti-mask protestors, AKA Covidiots, it’s clear the human brain operates in exactly the same way. For […]

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Nottingham Black Lives Matter Protestors ‘Take a Knee’ to Highlight Police Brutality

Over a hundred Black Lives Matter protestors “took a knee” in Nottingham last Wednesday in a demonstration against police brutality. The rally, which took place in Market Square on June 17, saw a large group of activists go down on one knee in a show of solidarity with protests in the United States. Protests have […]

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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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THROWBACK: Why students occupied University of Nottingham building

A group of students occupied a lecture theatre at the University of Nottingham in a show of solidarity with striking teaching staff. Nottingham Student Solidarity (NSS), mostly made up of University of Nottingham students, occupied the Coates Road Auditorium on Monday, March 9 at around 6pm. The demonstration was intended to support university staff participating […]