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10th July 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

Manchester Council declares Climate Emergency

Manchester City Councillors have put forward the notion to declare a climate emergency and achieve a carbon neutral city by 2038.  Member of Youth Parliament, Ishaa...

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27th June 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

‘1984 is not a user manual’ says Google whistleblower

Project Veritas, a Conservative investigative site founded by political activist James O’Keefe, has published a widely circulated video showing Google’s head of responsible innovation discussing...

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17th May 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

Manchester Metropolitan University hosts EU debate ahead of next week’s EU parliamentary election

Manchester Metropolitan University hosted an EU debate ahead of next week’s EU parliamentary election. The debate, hosted by Manchester for Europe, was attended by representatives from...

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15th February 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

Pupils and students walk out of schools and colleges to protest against climate change

Climate heroes’ demonstration brings hundreds of youths to St Peter’s Square demanding calls for action on Climate change.  Students from the Manchester universities, students from...

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8th February 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

Palestinian protest at Media City calls for boycott of Eurovision 2019

Palestinian protest at Media City calls for boycott of BBC screening of Eurovision 2019

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26th January 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

Police forced to keep rival protestors apart in Piccadilly Gardens after visit by ‘yellow vests’ to city

Police keep 'yellow vest' activists apart from counter-demonstrators in Piccadilly Gardens

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23rd January 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

Unpopular wars and poor recruitment campaigns: Is the British army shrinking?

The 2019 recruitment campaign for the British army was universally panned by soldiers and critics who suggested its angle would be ineffective due to its...

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15th January 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

1975: The first referendum

The first national referendum about the UK’s relationship with Europe took place 41 years ago and began the process towards ‘ever-closer-union’ between the UK and...

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7th January 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

Manchester activists join nationwide refugee solidarity demonstration

Manchester Stand up to Racism held a demonstration in St Peter’s square as part of a nationwide solidarity protest in support of refugees. Members of...

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23rd December 2018 | By Alexander Candlin

‘1000 Voices’ Manchester campaigners speak out against misogyny

#MisogynyISHate (MIS) campaign is pressing forward with its aim to make Greater Manchester Police treat misogyny as a hate crime.