Online activism



Extinction Rebellion: class dismissed?

14th October 2020

This is the second installment of Kristy Leeds’ climate crisis series, where she seeks to challenge the norms and practices of climate emergency activism. This time, she examines the lack of consideration for the working-class in Extinction Rebellion’s activism.  Since the formation of the global environmental pressure group, Extinction Rebellion has been the public face ...


Action speaks louder than posts

11th September 2020

Megan Farrimond discusses the importance of translating online activism into action on campus. Being trapped in a social media bubble can make it easy to get caught up in the idea that your activism can only extend as far as through your computer screen, with lockdown making this idea all too real. But as uni ...