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Meghan Markle: the feminist, not the fiancé

In the wake of the media storm surrounding Meghan Markle, James Johnson takes account of the narratives surrounding the history of our newest royal

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16 days of activism at Manchester University Students’ Union

Why the Students’ Union is currently covered in orange posters and banners

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Fashion player of the week: Adwoa Aboah

Adwoa Aboah’s charitable work and determination prove that fashion is more than conventional beauty

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Review: JustFest 2016

The 2016 JustFest is bigger than ever and is successful in making issues of social justice more accessible to students and young people

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Live: Massive Attack

Massive Attack hit the musical standard they’ve set for themselves, but leave the crowd uneasy with their heavy-handed activism

Panelists from Your Place or Mine? Photo credit: Jessie Cohen

‘Poo-Poo-Putin!’

Jessie Cohen explores theatrical spectatorship in Queer Theatre – is it a step towards political activism or a force for perpetuating passivity?

Veteran: Tim Gee has been heavily involved in activism for almost a decade

“Social change sometimes happens in unpredictable ways”

Andrew Williams meets political activist Tim Gee, the author of Counterpower: Making Change Happen – a new history of protest politics and a blueprint for future activism