Alice Standen

Is coronavirus being used as an excuse for sinophobia?

Coronaviruses are a sub-group of viruses which are zoonotic, meaning that they can be transferred between animals and people. They are named after the shape of the spikes, (“corona” translates roughly as crown), on their surface. Contrary to what many fear-mongering headlines would have you believe, they are not a...
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Posted Mar. 18, 2020

Extinction Rebellion is not a risk to the UK, the climate emergency is

Extinction Rebellion, also commonly known as XR, has been included in a safeguarding guide released by counter-terrorism police. The guide warns individuals to look out for young people who neglect to attend school, like those who participated in school strikes against government inaction last year, and those taking part in...
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Posted Feb. 11, 2020