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Lila Tsatsi – Saving Epirus
by Alex King

Two young children are laughing as they ride in circles around Kato Pedina’s town square on their tiny bicycles. They’re watched over by adults sitting on tables outside the small taverna, a scruffy stray dog spreadeagled on the floor and a stern-faced statue of a hero of the Greek resistance in WWII — which is […]

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Lady Phyll – Black Pride & Honouring the Ancestors
by Camille Barton

Phyllis Opoku-Gyimah, also known as Lady Phyll, is a force to be reckoned with. Her pioneering activist work has increased visibility and advocacy for Queer, Trans and Intersex People of Colour (QTIPOC) in the UK and beyond. One of her landmark achievements is as the co-founder and director of Black Pride, the first event of […]

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Tax Avoidance. Does Anybody Care?
by Antonis Schwarz

This time, last year, the Dutch historian Rutger Bregman set off a grenade at the World Economic Forum in Davos with his crisp and spot-on statements about tax avoidance. Activists around the world rejoiced. It was about time someone called out the hypocrisy of the elites in Davos who consistently avoid facing the issue of […]

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Some Lessons Learned in 2019
by Ivan March

The Washington Post called 2019 The Year of the Street Protest, which tells us, a grant-making Foundation that focuses on resourcing social movements & supporting activists across Europe that we’re focusing on an emergent and increasingly relevant social phenomenon: a street protest renaissance, a wide-scale, global activism reboot, a collective, sometimes-civilly-disobedient-sometimes-not approach to exacting a […]

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Menelas Siafakas – Poet. Pornographer. Existential Detective.
by Alex King

Menelas Siafakas has the best business card I have ever seen. It’s a photograph of a man standing in front of a sofa, wearing nothing but a black balaclava and seat-less boxer shorts (which expose his bare bum cheeks). He’s looking over his naked shoulder at the camera and brandishing an AK-47 assault rifle, while […]

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Dan Glass – Queer Liberation in the Heart of London
by Camille Barton

“Remember, we are the key to our freedom” Dan Glass embodies intersectional politics. He has a visionary, community based approach that weaves connections between various groups that are marginalised in society. Dan is a sex positive, queer, healthcare & human rights, award winning activist, performer and writer based in London. His work spans from climate […]

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