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Politics

The UK refuses to condemn its horrifying colonial past

Earlier today Boris Johnson published a series of tweets reminding us that he is still a racist and supporter of the criminal British empire – if you needed any more evidence. Here is a brief commentary on his statements. Trigger warning: racism, racial violence, anti-semitism, war. There has been SO much going on lately that […]

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CFS Mental Health Politics

Accessibility in Activism

Telling people to stop tweeting about political causes and translate their activism into direct action may seem like a good suggestion, but you might be spreading unintentionally ableist ideas. There is a good sentiment behind calls to more physical forms of protest, but bear in mind that these are not accessible to everyone. Here is […]

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Art Politics

Recent politics, according to the youth

Handsome Squidward Supports Communism and other important causes. The other week I visited my beloved Manchester Art Gallery for the first time in too long. The top floor is currently hosting an exhibition entitled Get Together and Get Things Done, an extensive, multi-media collection tied to the theme of people coming together and the power […]

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Art Politics

#TERRITORISINDEFINITS

Undefined Territories: Perspectives on Colonial Legacies Exhibition: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), 17th May – 20th October 2019. Disclaimer: some of the images in the post are not of excellent quality, as they were quick snaps taken on my phone long before the notion of using them in a blog post crossed my mind. […]