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Changing sexualities
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Changing sexualities

In a post-structuralist, post-modern, cultural world, sexual identity as an idea has itself become questionable. Instead of a ‘natural’ sexual identity, the notion has developed that sexual identity is socially constructed. Steve Latham Before the nineteenth century homosexuals did not exist. Perhaps I should explain. Michel Foucault famously made the […]

Popular coalition against austerity
Politiks Struggles Workers

Popular coalition against austerity

The cutting measures undertaken by David Cameron’s Conservative government  continue to face opposition. On Saturday 22 June there will be a meeting to join forces against these policies.   Since the introduction of austerity measures in the UK, the welfare state has been threatened. Similarly, the rights of workers are […]

Coventry vs.  the Bedroom Tax
Trade Unions Workers

Coventry vs. the Bedroom Tax

It is estimated that this measure will affect 2,300 families in the region. Therefore, on the 11th April, hundreds of people will protest in the town hall to demand a no eviction policy. . On the 1st April the so-called ‘spare bedroom tax’ will be put into place, by which […]

Say ‘no’ to budget cuts
Struggles Trade Unions Workers

Say ‘no’ to budget cuts

Economic reform and drastic reductions in the social welfare budget are results of the economic crisis.  A demonstration on 16th February in Newcastle will give people the opportunity to march against the cuts. The vast majority of government austerity measures are characterised by cuts: the culture sector has been one […]