March 2015


If I can’t dance dabke in Nigel Farage’s local pub, it’s not my revolution

31 March 2015 As the far right steps up its harassment of the organisers of the Beyond UKIP Cabaret, Ewa Jasiewicz shares what the event meant to her

Occupying King’s College London for a ‘free, accessible and compassionate education system’

30 March 2015 Occupy KCL write on their action, and how they have started to establish a 'Free University' at King's

Event: Beyond the Ballot Box – Ways We Can Win

27 March 2015 Red Pepper invites you for a night of celebration, education and inspiration as we hear from the organisers, activists and campaigners making change happen.

Nigel Farage does not exist

26 March 2015 Nick Jackson explores how last weekend's Beyond UKIP Cabaret unmanned and unmasked Nigel Farage - leading to death threats directed at the carnival's organiser

Selling repression around the world

24 March 2015 Andrew Smith and Matthew Burnett-Stuart focus on the UK's role, and that of UK arms companies, in promoting tear gas and weapons for state repression around the world.

Burkina Faso: Liberation not looting

23 March 2015 Firoze Manji argues that the recent uprising in Burkina Faso throws light on the debate around development, and calls for our solidarity, not charity

Mythbuster: Health warning

23 March 2015 By repackaging privatisation as ‘reform’, the government has tried to sell voters the idea of dismantling the health service. Jacky Davis exposes the main marketing myths behind the NHS giveaway

Orgreave: no justice, no peace

20 March 2015 Kate Flannery and David Etherington report on the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign and look at the events that still demand justice over 30 years later

Reporting violence at protests hides everyday violence by austerity

19 March 2015 With most of the media busy fetishising pictures of burning cars, Fanny Malinen argues for a Real Media that takes on the rich and powerful

A Precariat Charter

19 March 2015 A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens, by Guy Standing, reviewed by John Palmer

Immigration detention: resistance and rebellion

18 March 2015 With protests and hunger strikes now taking place inside eight of the UK's detention centres, is this the beginning of the end for detention? asks Karen Doyle

Syriza’s only choice: A radical step forward

8 March 2015 Syriza economists Spyros Lapatsioras, John Milios and Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos give a detailed, critical account of the recent deal on Greek debt

Smoke, mirrors and murder in Mexico

1 March 2015 The disappearance and killing of student protesters, with the involvement of federal police, has brought human rights to the fore in Mexico, write Ella McPherson and Mónica Moreno Figueroa