The arrest of anti-monarchy protestors: another state crime!
Six anti-monarchy protestors were arrested at the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday morning. The six were arrested as they were unloading placards and loudspeakers from their van close to route of the coronation procession where they had planned to stage their protest. They were detained for 16 hours under the very new Public…
Just Stop Oil – A Sociological Analysis
Just stop oil are challenging people to rethink what their values are in global context, but are coming up against governmental and corporate power structures which are pro fossil fuel.
Sociological Perspectives on the Environment Protests in London
Thousands of protestors have been engaging in various acts of civil disobedience to protest the British government’s lack of action over climate change. The week’s protests culminated in up to 6000 people blocking bridges causing significant traffic disruption as well as some of them gluing their hands to the department of the environment’s building. The…
Who are the alt-right?
The Unite the Right Ralley in Charlotsville back in August 2017 was attended by various right wing groups, such as the Ku Klux Klan, Skin heads, Neo-Nazis and various Militias, but the most newly formed in attendance, the so-called ‘alt right’, a disparate group of clean cut, smartly dressed, young white men, the latest ‘wave’…