The {Red Pepper} blogosphere

Can't get enough of {Red Pepper} contributors in the magazine or on the rest of the website? Then welcome to the {Red Pepper} blogosphere.

September 21, 2007 · 1 min read

Here you’ll find regular blogs from the Red Pepper editors, contributors and a range of other writers with fresh and original takes on politics and much else besides.

We’ll be adding a number of new bloggers over the coming months, including specialist correspondents covering particular subjects and parts of the world. So do check back regularly. And do let us – and our bloggers – know what you think.

You can find our bloggers here:


From the US to the UK: shared legacies of black struggle

Far too often, we think of police brutality in the US as exceptional. Families on both sides of the Atlantic tell stories that prove otherwise. Black Britain must be heard, writes Wail Qasim

Immigration detention and the politics of Covid-19

 The response to the pandemic has allowed us to imagine a world without immigration detention centres, writes Rachel Harger

The Gold Vaults of the Bank of England [Credit: Bank of England]

Fighting the inequality pandemic: the case for a super-tax

Keval Bharadia argues for a super-tax on financial markets to curb extreme inequality in the wake of Covid-19


Breaking the Big Pharma stranglehold

Affordable healthcare means breaking the stranglehold that Big Pharma has on our medicines system, writes Dana Brown

Gender, class and cliché in Normal People

The BBC hit drama shows the complexities of class mobility, but can’t avoid class and gender stereotypes, says Frances Hatherley

Momentum

Forward Momentum: democracy isn’t a distraction

Democracy isn’t a distraction, says Deborah Hermanns - it’s the only way to transform Momentum and the Labour Party and effectively build power in our communities.