We’re seeking a co-editor to share commissioning with Hilary Wainwright and take overall responsibility for editing three issues per year. As well as excellent writing, editorial and commissioning skills and experience, a creative commitment to our politics is essential. A good knowledge of international and domestic politics, communication skills, an ability to work under pressure and to deadline are also important. As is a willingness to work mainly on a voluntary basis with expenses (Red Pepper is fund-raising to pay editors).
For more information/an informal discussion, call our office 0207 281 7024 or send your CV plus covering letter to fiona[at]redpepper.org.uk. Closing date for applications 27 February 2009
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Hilary Aked writes about the insidious role of Prevent, the government’s counter- extremism programme, in compromising mental health services
Lyn Caballero describes her experiences as a migrant domestic worker and explains why domestic workers are campaigning for immigration policy change
The question of Palestine has become a black political litmus test, argues Annie Olaloku-Teriba, defining the very nature of black identity and politics
As the Covid recession hits, Adam Peggs lays out alternative economic proposals the Labour left should be demanding
Following major defeats, the left on both sides of the Atlantic must urgently get stuck into community organising, movement building and political education, argues Joe Guinan
Co-creator of the Lucas Plan, Mike showed how the immense talent of workers could be deployed for social use rather than private profit, writes Phil Asquith