March 2019


The Great Return March is rekindling Palestinian resistance

30 March 2019 From the Land Day protests in 1976 to the Great Return March of today, the Palestinian struggle against colonial dispossession continues despite incredible odds, writes Ryvka Barnard

A natural history of Heygate Estate

28 March 2019 The redevelopment of a London council estate has led to the loss of a mature ‘urban forest’ - as well as hundreds of rented homes. Photos and text by Matthew Benjamin Coleman.

Cyborg sentiments

27 March 2019 Sophie Lewis assesses Xenofeminism and its close comrades, bedfellows and associates

The whitewashing of austerity Britain

26 March 2019 Women of colour are radical agents for social change but are too often erased from the public profile of anti-cuts activism, write Akwugo Emejulu and Leah Bassel.

Theresa May’s ‘NHS Long Term Plan’ spells more cuts and privatisation

25 March 2019 The Government’s ‘Long Term Plan for the NHS’ is another step towards the privatisation of the health service writes Kane Shaw

A Green New Deal could signal a fundamental shift away from neoliberalism

22 March 2019 It's not just a policy programme, it could be an overall shift in the political and economic ideas that dominate society. By Laurie Laybourn-Langton

Higher! Further! Faster! More!

19 March 2019 Captain Marvel is Marvel's first blockbuster with a female lead. Miriam Kent asks what we should make of it all these female superheroes taking over the big screen.

A new civilising mission

18 March 2019 The treatment of Muslim women shows that French feminism has not shed some imperialist and racist practices, argues Malia Bouattia

It’s time to overhaul the House of Lords

18 March 2019 When even Peers are rising up for reform, something’s in the air, writes Nancy Platts. Our movement should get behind it

Climate Striker: We must take on capitalism if we want to avert chaos

14 March 2019 Failure is not an option, writes Zoe Rasbash

The treatment of Shamima Begum should worry us all

13 March 2019 The government played fast and lose with fundamental rights, endangering children's lives in the process, argues Anita Hassan.

Reporting conditions for migrants are excessive and punitive

12 March 2019 They make the Hostile Environment even more hostile, writes Mishka

Feminist Futures

11 March 2019 'We will win because we have to'. Amy Hall introduces the brand new Spring Issue of Red Pepper.

Our bodies, our choice

8 March 2019 Joni Alizah Cohen explains what the battle for ‘bodily autonomy’ is about – and why it’s so important.

‘Balance for Better’ does little to address issues facing women

7 March 2019 This International Women's Day, we need to prioritise defending the rights of working women, writes Rosie Urbanovich from War on Want

Diversifying the police won’t end institutional racism

7 March 2019 Twenty years after the Macpherson report, Remi Joseph-Salisbury and Laura Connelly explain why more BAME representation won't solve the structural failures of the police.

On International Women’s Day, sex workers are going on strike

6 March 2019 They're demanding decriminalisation and full workers' rights, reports Ava Caradonna

A hostile environment for EU citizens?

5 March 2019 As Brexit rolls on, we are quickly losing hope for a decent, rights-based approaches towards our country’s world citizens, writes Emma Taylor