Divestment

Divestment became, in the 20th century, a very effective way of voting indirectly and pressuring for social change in a way that companies and governments recognised: Change your ways, or lose more and more business. It famously played a role in the end of apartheid in South Africa, but it was used in other locales […]

Telling Our Own Stories

Throughout history, members of dominant classes have been telling the stories of marginalised groups, presenting those stories through a dominant lens and tightly controlling the narrative. It’s a system that allows structures of power and oppression to continue, because the people at the bottom of the system have no opportunity to fight those at the […]