Author Archives: Katherine Russell

How to make a difference at Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year- frost has begun to descend, and towns up and down the country are stringing up festive lights everywhere. But, for many people, it’s not such a jovial time. According to North East Child Poverty, 24% of children in the North East are living below the poverty line. […]

Are demonstrations still an effective form of protest?

If you browse the recent news, it can seem like a game of ideological ping-pong. There are numerous reactionary groups- when there is the ignition of an idea, and what follows is the mobilisation of members can be used to send a message to the masses. One very common tactic is to stage a demonstration- […]