Activism

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures
Employment

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures

Union leaders have coordinated strike action across the UK to cause maximum disruption as the rising cost of living has become a unifying threat

Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth should honour our past struggles
Opinion

Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth should honour our past struggles

John Bird has seen a few historical, iconic events in Trafalgar Square, and wonders whether The Fourth Plinth should reflect them

Aisling Bea: ‘I am a born protester, an up-in-arms person’
community

Aisling Bea: ‘I am a born protester, an up-in-arms person’

Aisling Bea wants you to join a community revolution. As food bank queues grow, we can’t afford to wait for help from above. Change is up to us… and humour is a weapon

Can you help solve the mystery of this Black flower seller in 1800s Hastings?
History

Can you help solve the mystery of this Black flower seller in 1800s Hastings?

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘We are living inside the dreams of dead people’
Books

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘We are living inside the dreams of dead people’

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What impact would a rent freeze have? Just ask tenants in Scotland
Rent freeze

What impact would a rent freeze have? Just ask tenants in Scotland

National protests to take place demanding government action on soaring energy bills
Cost of living crisis

National protests to take place demanding government action on soaring energy bills

Don’t Pay UK: Why are people cancelling their energy bills?
Energy bills

Don’t Pay UK: Why are people cancelling their energy bills?

Thousands march to demand climate justice in London and around the world
Climate justice

Thousands march to demand climate justice in London and around the world

Doreen Lawrence says the UK justice system ‘degrades’ the Black community
Racism

Doreen Lawrence says the UK justice system ‘degrades’ the Black community

Don’t Pay UK supporters are cancelling their direct debits regardless of the consequences
Energy bills

Don’t Pay UK supporters are cancelling their direct debits regardless of the consequences

Why are anti-monarchy protesters being arrested after the Queen’s death?
Protest

Why are anti-monarchy protesters being arrested after the Queen’s death?

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis

‘It nearly destroyed my life’: Menopause activist teams up with Big Issue to give sellers crucial advice
Health

‘It nearly destroyed my life’: Menopause activist teams up with Big Issue to give sellers crucial advice

Activists plaster fake Barclays adverts across London Underground in fossil fuel protest
Climate activism

Activists plaster fake Barclays adverts across London Underground in fossil fuel protest

The ‘paramilitary’ tactics used by police to suppress protest
podcast

The ‘paramilitary’ tactics used by police to suppress protest

BetterPod: Ariel Hobbs on March for Our Lives and the fight against gun violence in the US
mass shootings

BetterPod: Ariel Hobbs on March for Our Lives and the fight against gun violence in the US

‘Children are dead. And people are still making excuses’: March For Our Lives activist Ariel Hobbs
podcast

‘Children are dead. And people are still making excuses’: March For Our Lives activist Ariel Hobbs

‘I hope young activists will take heart’: Sir Nick Partridge on Aids: The Unheard Tapes
TV

‘I hope young activists will take heart’: Sir Nick Partridge on Aids: The Unheard Tapes

‘Sherwood is important. It forces people to remember that the political is personal’
TV

‘Sherwood is important. It forces people to remember that the political is personal’

Campaigners call for a million people to cancel their energy bills if government refuses to act
Cost of living

Campaigners call for a million people to cancel their energy bills if government refuses to act

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Activists to stage mass protest on duke’s taxpayer-subsidised private estate
Right to roam

Activists to stage mass protest on duke’s taxpayer-subsidised private estate

Climate activist hijacks smoothie brand Innocent’s Trafalgar Square PR stunt
Greenwashing

Climate activist hijacks smoothie brand Innocent’s Trafalgar Square PR stunt

The government will ‘stop at nothing’ to block disruptive climate protests, Grant Shapps says
Climate protests

The government will ‘stop at nothing’ to block disruptive climate protests, Grant Shapps says

Vanessa Nakate: ‘The climate issue is the biggest threat that is facing our lives right now’
Earth Day 2022

Vanessa Nakate: ‘The climate issue is the biggest threat that is facing our lives right now’