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Manchester, football and the Glazers: the background to the Manchester United...

Old Trafford, the Theatre of Dreams, has seen many iconic moments of footballing history. And yet, fans flooding onto the perfectly manicured pitch in...

Protesters act as ‘human bollards’ on Oriel Square

The Oxford Pedestrians Association (OXPA) has recently carried out a protest on Oxford’s Oriel Square to highlight the lack of operational bollards in the...

“Well-behaved women seldom make history”: Hills, Poetry and Protest

At Joe Biden’s inauguration I, along with the rest of the world, watched Amanda Gorman reignite a marriage of unparalleled power: poetry and politics....

Cyclists and Liberal Democrats protest against closure of cycle route on...

A protest was held on Tuesday, 20th April by a group of local cyclists and Liberal Democrat activists to oppose the temporary closure of...

Police and Crime Commissioner candidates share views on ‘Kill the Bill’

Police and Crime Commissioner candidates for Thames Valley have published their manifestos for elections on 6 May. Cherwell asked them for their views on...
Photo of Bonn Square in Oxford with people sitting on the Tirah monument

Protestors gather in support of traveller communities in Oxford city centre

A protest was held in Oxford City Centre on International Romani Day, on the 8th of April, to highlight the impact of the Police,...

Over 100 protestors rally at ‘Kill the Bill’ protest in Oxford

Protesters were seen chanting slogans like “Kill the bill” and “No justice, no peace”. Signs were seen condemning fascism, racism and political figures such as Priti Patel while supporting the right to protest.

Oxford societies respond to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

"The president of OULD, Asher Weisz, said that 'the bill will massively constrain the ability of all people to protest by giving the Government sweeping new powers to take action if one person is ‘annoyed’ by a protest.;”

Defending Democracy: why we must prevent the protest bill

"While civil liberties have no doubt been altered during the pandemic, the current situation is temporary. This legislation will not be." Natasha Voase examines the 2021 Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill and its sinister implications

Why we should listen to the activists of 2020

"You don’t need to “be an activist” to take action." Matilda Gettins explores why, today more than ever, it is important to reflect on social protest movements.