Articles by: Reiss Ferlance

Leftwatch

Protesters throwing pieces of paving during and metal tubes at riot police during clashes at Bankova str, Kiev, Ukraine. December 1, 2013.

Leftist rioters give peaceful protesters a bad name

We have all probably heard that phrase ‘taking your anger out on the wrong person’ or had someone tell us ‘don’t take your anger out on me’. Well, perhaps no one said this to the rioters who wreaked havoc in Washington DC on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration as […]

by × January 23, 2017 ×

Home Affairs

My experiences of prejudice on the Brexit  campaign trail

My experiences of prejudice on the Brexit
campaign trail

I have been very happy (if being happy is the right emotion for me to feel) to see that Zara Shaen Albright has written two blogs relating to the EU referendum and ethnic minorities/racism. She wrote one on the 29th June and another on 1st July. In both articles, particularly […]

by × July 12, 2016 ×

Home Affairs

Political engagement must continue  post-referendum

Political engagement must continue
post-referendum

The EU referendum campaign was an interesting time in our recent political history. It split the two major parties as well as conjuring up some interesting political bedfellows. And it also got a lot of people engaged in politics who normally couldn’t give a damn. Many people in Northern parts […]

by × July 3, 2016 ×

Liberty

Matthew Doyle’s arrest sets a dangerous precedent

Matthew Doyle’s arrest sets a dangerous precedent

“I cannot understand why I was detained, my flat trashed, my passport seized and two PCs, two tablets, and my phone taken. I was denied a shave, a shower, food. I was stripped of my dignity to appear in court without looking like a dishevelled hobo which I am not.” […]

by × April 2, 2016 ×