As the government considers banning live animal exports, James Bowen unpicks the contentious history behind this practice. How have activists, farmers, and government policy converged on this economic and ethical issue since the mid-twentieth century?
Tag: European Union
Four years on from the Brexit Referendum, Christopher Kissane reflects on the Brexiteers’ abuses of history, and the challenges facing radical historians.
The Stansted 15, peaceful protesters who grounded a deportation charter flight have been convicted of terror-related charges. This disproportionate response by the British state must be situated within a wave of criminalisation and delegitimisation of migrant solidarity across Europe at a time of great political and economic unease.
‘The lifejacket is a symbol and a provocation’, Christopher Whitehead responds to Manchester Museum’s acquisition.