Activism

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Iona McGregor obituary
Other lives: Author and teacher who was a pioneering gay rights activist in the 1970s

Marsaili Cameron

11, May, 2021 @5:01 PM

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‘We had a therapist on set’ – William Jackson Harper on The Underground Railroad
The Good Place star plays a free man helping slaves to escape in Barry Jenkins’ epic series. The actor talks about the trauma of re-enacting such violent times – and the need to face up to history

Steve Rose

10, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Putting Extinction Rebellion activists on trial isn’t in the public interest, so let’s stop | Peter Hain
After the recent acquittal of climate activists by a jury, it’s clear public sentiment is on their side, says former Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain

Peter Hain

08, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The idea that Labour lacks patriotism is nearly as old as the party itself | James Stafford
Labour needs to present a generous vision for Britain’s future – or it will remain trapped by these same old accusations, says historian James Stafford

James Stafford

04, May, 2021 @2:25 PM

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The man orchestrating climate protest … from a shed in the Hebrides
Roc Sandford lives alone on his own island. He tells of his fears for his family, and the future of all children

Harriet Sherwood

02, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Female political prisoners in Iran facing ‘psychological torture’, say campaigners
Reports of deteriorating treatment of human rights activists, with an increase in moves to ‘dangerous’ jails often far from families

Sarah Johnson

30, Apr, 2021 @11:01 AM

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Hundreds report abnormal menstruation after being teargassed during Portland protests
More than 1,000 report cramping, increased bleeding and other health issues, challenging claims teargas has minor impact

Lois Beckett in Los Angeles

29, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Senior managers told police spy to use fake identity in court, inquiry hears
Michael Scott gave false identity when being prosecuted alongside activists over anti-apartheid protest in 1972

Rob Evans

28, Apr, 2021 @2:07 PM

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Police spy denies threatening woman if she revealed his identity, inquiry told
Activist said she was told ‘something bad would happen to her family’ if she exposed officer’s false identity

Rob Evans

27, Apr, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Police spy issued ‘nasty’ threat to woman’s family, inquiry told
David Robertson accused of ‘sinister’ statement after appearing to be unmasked as undercover officer

Rob Evans

26, Apr, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Counter Histories: Rock Hill review – landmark segregation protest gets muddled documentary
Directorial tricks lessen the impact of this film assessing a key moment in the US civil rights struggle

Phuong Le

24, Apr, 2021 @6:03 PM

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The Race to Save the World review – paying the price for climate change protest
Joe Gantz’s documentary about the strain on activists’ family life is served with lashings of soppy music and corny montages

Leslie Felperin

21, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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