by Alex Docherty Different kinds of activism have gone hand in hand with music at the time, the anti-war songs of the late 1960s, the cultural boycott of South Africa in the 1980s. The climate crisis and the activism trying to avert it. Music is already playing a huge role in this effort, even in … More Extinction Culture of Rebellion
by Alex Docherty Since the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report saying we had just 12 years to prevent a climate catastrophe was published last year, we have seen a massive increase in the amount of climate protests going on. Susie Hotham is an Extinction Rebellion Activist – Her role in October’s London … More New Activists Preventing the Climate Tipping Point
by Alex Docherty Last year the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report saying we had just 12 years to prevent a climate catastrophe – that now gives us just 11. Despite the severity of our current situation, in the led up to December’s UK General Election the climate crisis is still … More Time to Take the Climate Crisis Serious
Paul Wardrop also known as Replicator is releasing a new 13 track album titled “13 Million Minutes Old”. The album will be released through Girobabies frontman Mark McGee’s label – Traffic Cone Records. Replicator is a member of the Hip Hop collective Futurology, a group which has released several projects together as well as gigging … More The Replicator is Paul Wardropping a New Project
Universal Basic Income is a form of social security in which every citizen will regularly receive money from a government or other public institution, unconditionally. Universal Basic Income should definitely not be confused with Universal Credit, which is the current benefit system in the UK, an arguably very flawed system. Universal or Citizen’s Basic Income, both … More Basic Income – Free Money for Everybody Glasgow?
Glasgow City Council which is under Labour’s control borders 6 other council areas, many of which include Glasgow’s suburbs. Labour received the most votes in all of these councils during the 2012 election, however out of these councils Labour only has a majority in 3 of them. Labour has the most seats in East Dumbartonshire … More The Whole of Greater Glasgow is Likely to Change in 2017