2020 Anti-Racism Protests
Total 25 Posts
Whilst showing no compassion for people shot dead last week, Trump embraces street violence if it comes from young people who hero-worship him.
How the failures of the 1919 Versailles Peace Treaty set the stage for today’s anti-racist uprisings.7 min read
The racism that is now the target of protest across the globe is rooted in the decisions made 100 years ago by white men from powerful countries who believed maintaining their dominance was more important than seeking peace through justice.
In current demonstrations, there are echos of a civil rights era catchphrase: People are “sick and tired of being sick and tired.”
The US military can exempt from service those who are religiously or morally opposed to violence. But conscientious objector status won’t help soldiers who disagree with specific lawful orders.
Waves of disease are often accompanied by waves of hate.
Public sculpture expert: Why I welcome the decision to throw Bristol’s Edward Colston statue in the river.5 min read
After years of inaction by authorities, protesters have forced the point – opening a new chapter in this monument’s history.
Going to a protest may increase your risk of COVID-19. But calling out the structural racism that takes black lives and affects health outcomes for people of colour is also vital.