Activism

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Elizabeth Rose obituary
Other lives: Artist and disability activist who shared her experience of living with Crohn’s disease on social media

David Cockram

20, May, 2022 @4:47 PM

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‘I’m very conscious of art-washing but we have to bloody well do something’: the show tackling air pollution
From a 1661 pamphlet imploring action on smog to works by Tacita Dean and Dryden Goodwin, In the Air gives artistic form to the stuff we draw into our lungs

Patrick Barkham

18, May, 2022 @9:01 AM

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The world will not be safe until nuclear weapons are abolished | Letters
Letters: Whether by accident or design, these horrifying weapons will eventually be used, says Frank Jackson, while Douglas Saltmarshe writes about the role of CND

Letters

13, May, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Soy Cromwell! James Cromwell’s Starbucks plant milk protest shows why he’s movies’ top revolutionary
Supergluing himself to a coffee counter in protest at non-dairy milk surcharges is the latest in a long line of direct actions from James Cromwell. So-called activists who hop on planes to climate conferences should watch and learn

Stuart Heritage

11, May, 2022 @1:19 PM

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The Tories are going all out to shut down protest. Just Stop Oil activists like me will not be deterred
We do what we do because it is right, not because it is legal. The Queen’s speech has only strengthened our resolve

Anonymous

10, May, 2022 @5:03 PM

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‘Everything comes back to the spirit of rave’: Jonny Banger in conversation with Jarvis Cocker and Jeremy Deller
Whether adding a Nike swoosh to NHS T-shirts or asking kids to draw their feelings on the government’s Covid letters, the work of Jonny Banger blurs the line between art, fashion and activism

Jeremy Deller and Jarvis Cocker

08, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Anti-abortion activist climbs San Francisco’s tallest building
The activist, who has performed similar stunts in the past, was arrested at the top of the Salesforce tower Tuesday afternoon

Kari Paul

04, May, 2022 @1:20 AM

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Mundher Al-Adhami obituary
Other lives: Iraqi-born political activist and pioneer in maths education who supported teachers in challenging children to think

Margaret Brown

02, May, 2022 @4:49 PM

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The Friday wives: how a quiet picket grew to push for change in Cambodia
After years facing arrest and violence as they fought for their loved ones, a group of women became a rare voice of defiance

Fiona Kelliher

02, May, 2022 @5:30 AM

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The best theatre to stream this month: Red Pitch, Constellations and more
Our roundup of plays to watch at home in May includes The Tempest with Jessie Buckley, Robert Icke’s The Doctor staged in Amsterdam and Amanda Wilkin’s superb solo show Shedding a Skin

Chris Wiegand

01, May, 2022 @8:45 AM

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Just Stop Oil protesters sabotage petrol pumps on M25 motorway
Environmental activists say action is ‘significant escalation’ in campaign against fuel distribution in England

Damien Gayle

28, Apr, 2022 @12:42 PM

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Helping Mum canvass for Labour in the 80s, I think I actually turned people Tory | Zoe Williams
I’m unconvinced that knocking door to door works in bagging undecided voters, says the Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

26, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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