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  • 8 Oct 2021
    Nina Hall

    Climate Activism at Glasgow: Does the rise of digitally distributed activism challenge traditional climate NGOs?

    The climate movement has long been divided over how to campaign, and who to target, in their activism. This is because climate change is a diffuse, and complex problem that involves all levels of governance: city, local, national, regional and international as well as business. Nevertheless, the UNFCCC has traditionally given climate activists a common […]

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  • 18 May 2020
    Santanu Das

    Touch and intimacy in the time of Covid 19

    In The Age of Anxiety (1947), begun during the Second World War, W.H. Auden observed that ‘in times of crisis, display of even the crudest kind of affection between people can be profoundly ennobling, a symbol of the love the world is so desperately in need of.[1] Indeed, in the trenches of the First World […]

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  • 15 Oct 2018
    Michael Kenney

    Beyond the Headlines on Anjem Choudary’s Release from Prison: An Insight into his Activist Network

    With his imminent release from prison for inviting support for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Anjem Choudary and his network of supporters are back in the spotlight. As I write in my forthcoming book, Choudary and his fellow al-Muhajiroun (Arabic for “the Emigrants”) activists have struggled to create the Islamic caliphate in Britain for years […]

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