‘If I had money I’d be nice too’: music as social critique in Parasite

The cast of Parasite, April 2019. Image credit: Kinocine Bong Joon Ho’s latest film, Parasite, is a masterful display of cinematography, social critique, and symbolism, as evidenced by its critical reception, alongside its recent Academy Award, and its less recent Palme d’Or. However, an area of the film which (undeservedly) has been given less attention […]

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‘Crude Divisive Dangerous’: Oxford XR responds to counter-terrorism document

Extinction Rebellion (XR), the global climate activist group, has had its hour-glass logo listed on a UK counter-terrorism document alongside the logos of neo-Nazis and white supremacist groups. The leaked police document, which contains a list of signs, symbols, and tattoos, was distributed to medical staff and teachers as part of anti-extremism briefings. The document […]

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“We are not going anywhere” – St John’s locked down over Climate Strike

Oxford students have occupied St. John’s College since Wednesday, demanding that the College divests its £8.1 million of disclosed investments in fossil fuel companies and all undisclosed fossil fuel investments from its £551 million endowments. Dozens of students have set up camp in the front quad of St. John’s equipped with banners and placards, to […]

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