Trump and Climate Change

On 9th November 2016, the inevitable happened – Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, despite the sexism, the outrageous display of racism, and the lack of any political experience whatsoever. Even though Hillary Clinton had a higher popular vote than Trump (48.2% compared to 46.5%), he still managed to…

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#BlackLivesMatter: from Louisiana to London

By Rochelle Smith Last week I found myself having to avoid certain social media platforms. I flinched and felt sick as my timelines and news feeds were filled with videos and images of brutalised black bodies. Distraught relatives, friends and entire communities filled with anger. This past week I have felt overwhelming feelings of despair,…

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