Elizabeth McBride

Elizabeth is an undergraduate at Durham University studying German and Russian and has interests in politics, writing and languages.

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One Sided Flexibility: Short-hours contracts

After the 1929 Wall Street Crash it became common for workers to line up outside factories and construction sites to enquire as to whether there was any work - if there was none they would be sent home.…

Elizabeth McBride

Russia protests: Why TikTok is Putin's biggest fear

The Kremlin’s attempt to remove Alexei Navalny from public view has violently backfired. The conviction and imprisonment of Putin’s political opponent has provoked an overwhelming show of support for Navalny social media.…

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Public health vs human rights: an impossible dichotomy?

Image: Mika Baumeister via Unsplash Protests are not intended to be socially distanced. The sights we associate with protests are of throngs of crowds in urban…

Elizabeth McBride