Feminism

Women on Top?

Those of you who follow me on Twitter will have seen me tweet this headline from The Spectator: With the words “is this real life?” so I apologise if this feels like I’m going over old ground for some readers, but I do feel like this sort of headline is harmful on a number of […]

Campaigns

Wonders of the Fair

Wonders of the fair The carnival is in my soul, I love it so very much. The smells, the sights and the sounds. It fills my senses with nostalgia and excitement. I’m sure this is true for many of us. As I wrote last time about Showmen this is another sad tale of a Fair […]

Campaigns Poetry

The Feltham Masterplan

I can’t believe it that I’m having to fight, For something that belongs to me by right. We just don’t rent or set up any where , We aren’t gypsys we’re showman from the fair! We work long hours come rain, blow or snow, We don’t get much time off either you know. But that […]

Feminism

Feminism, My Enemy?

I’m a heterosexual man. I always have been. I was a child in the 1970s and a teen in the 80s. I have made lots of mistakes in my life and my attitudes have evolved over time – I’m sure that despite my trying to live in a better way, I have attitudes and unconscious […]

Ungagged Team

Euan Johnston

Euan Johnston is an anti-Brexit, pro-Indy republican, anti-fascist musician and father of girls. He plays in Johnston and Gordon and and Gallo Rojo and he has opinions! Please follow and like us:

Campaigns Financial

Pay To Spend

Can you imagine being charged £3 per every time you withdraw cash? 98% of us withdraw our money free of charge from cash machines, however changes to the way these free to use ATMs are funded could see many close and others having to charge withdrawal fees in order to stay open. The LINK Network, […]

LGBTQIAP+

What does Pride mean to me? Amber Poppitt

History has been far from generous to the LGBTQIA+ community. Bullying, hatred, societal prejudice, oppression and laws criminalising our existence has generated an unnecessary amount of torment throughout the centuries. Although numerous acts have been introduced in recent years to try protect LGBTQIA+ people from the systematic injustices inflicted upon us, it wasn’t all that […]

Campaigns Human Rights

World Refugee Day

  By Debora Kayembe, Human Rights campaigner and Director of Full Options   It’s summer, most countries in the world expect migration movement to increase. Human migration is the movement by people from one place to another with the intentions of settling, permanently or temporarily in a new location. The movement is often over long distances […]