Category Activism

These posters cropping up around the capital will have the Home Office hopping mad [The Canary]

Subvertising against @StMungos & @ThamesReach for their collaboration with the Home Office has hit the underground #CutTheCollaboration pic.twitter.com/FvTB5iYmCH — NELMA (@NELMAcampaigns) July 31, 2017 Twitter story on a subvertising campaign to raise awareness of the collaboration between homeless charities and the Home Office to deport people on the street. First published in The Canary on […]

Kensington and Chelsea may have just avoided another major embarrassment after Grenfell [The Canary]

Report on the treatment of seven women living in a refuge by organisations in the borough of Kensington & Chelsea. First published in The Canary on 31 July 2017: Residents in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) are under pressure once more. After the media furore over RBKC’s treatment of Grenfell Tower survivors, […]

The Daily Mail’s current witch hunt is spreading like wildfire and it’s terrifying [The Canary]

An illustration of the Daily Mail‘s reporting on the black community. First published in The Canary on 30 July 2017: The Daily Mail has instigated a campaign against prominent black public figures who spoke about a recent protest in London. But the problem is that it took their words and used them completely out of […]

One of Britain’s most elite streets got shut down for a very important political message [The Canary]

"Palestine is central to the cause of justice all around the world" PSC protest in London #FreePalestine #SaveAlAqsa pic.twitter.com/dBSdIbFXEa — Sophia Akram (@mssophiaakram) July 22, 2017 Ground report on protest organised by the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign against the crackdown on al-Aqsa. First published in The Canary on 23 July 2017: On 22 July, police shut […]

Make no mistake. Kensington and Chelsea’s latest meeting about Grenfell was shameful [OPINION]

Opinion and account of Kensington & Chelsea’s first open meeting after the Grenfell Tower fire. First published in The Canary on 20 July 2017: This all showed that the new Conservative leader of the council, Elizabeth Campbell, will have a tough job ahead of her. She proved to be deeply unpopular among crowds and the […]

David Lammy steps in after public outcry as a council plans to evict thousands of people [The Canary]

Report on Haringey Council’s decision to go ahead with the Haringey Development Vehicle – a mechanism to increase property development in the area. Many are resisting it because they say it will lead to social cleansing. First published in The Canary on 4 July 2017: Haringey Council has ignored pleas from local MPs David Lammy […]

Theresa May has given Jeremy Corbyn a boost no-one saw coming, says an award-winning writer [The Canary]

Q & A with Alex Nunns, author of ‘The Candidate – Jeremy Corbyn’s Improbable Path to Power’, on post election thoughts. First published in The Canary on 2 July 2017: No-one could predict Jeremy Corbyn’s rise to become a Labour leader with the biggest increase in vote share since 1945. Except Alex Nunns, who’s been […]