Tamara Hopewell

Role

Activism intern 2017-18

Biography

Tamara was part of the activism team at Global Justice Now from 2017 to 2018, with a particular focus on the Youth Network. She has been part of different campaigns and collectives here in the UK working with groups such as Brick Lane Debates and UCL cut the rent. She has also participated in politics across the globe, from work with the Sandinista government in Nicaragua to organising with the autonomous student movements in Chile.

Latest posts

I spent three days with the Zapatistas. Here's what happened.

This 8 March, as women across the world took part in strikes, demonstrations, and walkouts to mark International Women’s Day, thousands gathered in the mountains of Chiapas, Mexico, for a three day summit filled with debates, theatre, art, and even sports, all dedicated to ’women in the struggle’. I was lucky enough to be one of them.

Six radical and awesome things that happened in 2017

It has been a strange and surprising year. When we look back it’s easy to find ourselves stuck in a negative headspace. From Trump’s inauguration, to the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, to the rise of the populist right in European elections, it’s all pretty scary and can easily bring us down.

Five inspiring Instagram accounts you should be following

Here’s a selection of five inspiring Instagram accounts using art and self-expression to challenge racism, sexism and neoliberalism one snap at a time.

The Horrible History of the Daily Mail

This week the Daily Mail has teamed with up Horrible Histories to give out free copies of new, pocket-sized Horrible Histories of Great Britain. We take our own trip into the dark and deep depths of the Daily Mail’s racism and xenophobia through the last century.

Four ways to challenge the 1% this autumn

Summer has come to an end, it’s back to school, university and work – and it’s time to get organised and mobilise! At the general election and the protests against Trump, this year young voices have really come to the forefront of politics and we need to make sure that they carry on being heard. Fighting for a better world happens in many ways and they are all important.

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