Cats, pigeons, and a history of protest: Why we need to politicise Eurovision, the Olympics, and mass shootings

Breaking point has been reached: the Israel-Palestine conflict has spilled over into the domain of mass entertainment.

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Police Harassment in Sri Lanka: An Anecdote

And they’re off, bike screeching, phone in hand. Something glints in the sky and our motorbike keys land on the floor in the middle of the road. Someone shrieks. We stare at each other, nonplussed. A quarter of an hour ago we were listening to an Englishman sing the Blues, shaking our egg shakers and feeling merry. Now we are pissed off, a little shaken, and very bored.

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