Emily Falconer I click on the ‘join meeting’ button, and I’m met with a screen full of squares. Tiny moving [...]Read more
Postponing migrant destitution? Why we need to call for more than a suspension of No Recourse to Public Funds
Eve Dickson and Rachel Rosen As the Covid-19 pandemic has generalised insecurity and exacerbated poverty, there have been increased calls for [...]Read more
The public debates on migrant Channel crossings. Whose voice is legitimate?
Pierre Monforte In summer 2020, questions related to ‘border crossing’ and ‘illegal migration’ are making the headlines in the UK – [...]Read more
FOCUS: Artistic and Intellectual Hospitality
Yasmin Gunaratnam and Fataneh Farahani As we write in July 2020, our everyday lives have been shaken by the mimetic entwining [...]Read more
VIEWPOINT: Poetry Against ‘Oh, Canada!’ Racism
Tania Maki Chahal The summer of 2017 was particularly hostile to Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, a settler city [...]Read more
ON THE FRONTLINE: “Blood In, Blood Out” – Can Art Change Gangsterism?
Daniel Mpilo Richards If someone had told me when I was 11 years old, that there existed another form of [...]Read more
Policy and Politics: Citizens trust in their capacity to self-govern, policymakers are more sceptical
Vesa Koskimaa and Lauri Rapeli This section of Discover Society is provided in collaboration with the journal, Policy and Politics. It is [...]Read more
Rights, Visibility and Disability in Cultural Spaces
Ali Eisa I stood in Parliament Square on the 6th June 2020, amongst thousands of people demanding justice and visibility [...]Read more
Democracy for What? Or Who’s Afraid of the End of the World as We Know It?
Andréa Gill In a recent interview following the 2019 launch of his book, Ideias para Adiar o Fim do Mundo (Ideas [...]Read more
Ley Lines and Declarations
Gita Hashemi Between 2015 and 2016, I engaged in a two-part performance project entitled Declarations in order to examine the contemporary [...]Read more