Charlotte England

vegetables

Tracing the Muddy Roots of Samphire, Norfolk’s Beloved Sea Vegetable

For hundreds of years, locals on the north Norfolk coast have foraged the salt marshes for samphire to sell outside their houses or eat with seafood and butter.
Charlotte England
9.11.18
Stuff

If the British Government Want to End FGM, Why Are They About to Return a 'Cutter' Back to the Gambia?

Gambian refugee Maimuna Jawo applied for UK asylum to campaign for the rights of both FGM survivors and future victims, but she feels like the British government have treated her like a criminal.
Charlotte England
6.1.15
News

We Spoke to One of the Activists Who Covered London in Anti-Voting Posters

The anonymous member of the "Special Patrol Group" reckons the best way to change things is to dedicate yourself to direct action rather than the ballot box.
Charlotte England
4.30.15
News

Teen Pregnancy Rates Are Falling – Now We Need to Work on Our Attitudes Towards Young Mothers

Telling young mothers that they've "ruined" their lives can become a self-fulfilling prophecy when abuse from strangers makes it frightening to even leave the house.
Charlotte England
2.26.15
News

Even If 'Gendercide' Is a Major Issue, Is Criminalising Women and Doctors Really the Answer?

Today, a proposed amendment to the Serious Crime Bill would make performing an abortion on grounds of sex selection a crime, but the whole debate feels like a veneer for an attack on women's reproductive rights.
Charlotte England
2.23.15
News

This Couple Are Crowd Funding to Stay Together Because the UK's Minimum Visa Income Is Too High

Brandon faces deportation and separation from his schizophrenic wife because, like many, he is finding the UK's minimum income for a spousal visa unaffordable.
Charlotte England
2.12.15
News

London Students Protested Climate Change By Having a Weird 'Orgy'

They want UCL to break up with the fossil fuel industry.
Charlotte England
2.11.15
News

One Million Would-Be Voters Have Been Quietly Kicked Off the British Electoral Register

A change to the way people register to vote has resulted in a lot of young people, poor people and ethnic minorities being excluded from the list without them realising.
Charlotte England
2.5.15
Travel

British Leftists Are Flocking to Athens for Greece's Election Party

With Syriza – the coalition of the radical left – set to win, European socialists have touched down in the Greek capital for some election tourism.
Charlotte England
1.24.15
News

Here's Why a UK Rent Cap Could Make You Even Poorer

Virtually nobody in Britain opposes a rent-cap, but could punishing landlords end up making the housing crisis even worse?
Charlotte England
1.19.15
News

Activists Plastered the Tube with Posters Telling People Their Jobs Are Bullshit

I spoke to David Graeber, whose slogans adorned the posters, about why most work is a total waste of time.
Charlotte England
1.5.15
News

A Nottingham Food Bank Is Fighting Food Poverty by Stopping Giving Out Food

I spoke to someone from the NG7 Food Bank which is going closing because it believes food banks simply help the government get away with making people poorer.
Charlotte England
12.16.14
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