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:


Lashing together a life raft: Covid-19 strategies for the left

Reflecting on two years of Covid-19, James Meadway lays out the challenges the British left will have to adapt to and confront

Northern Ireland’s new political terrain

Tommy Greene maps the wider context of the momentous recent Stormont election results

The Red Wall: a political narrative

The term represents a wider establishment discourse which is being used to guide the UK in an increasingly conservative direction, argues Daniel Eales


Simon Hedges winning here

As the local elections get underway, Red Pepper's Simon Hedges shares his own experiences with the trials and tribulations of electoral politics

The Tower Hamlets story

After years of false allegations, former Mayor Lutfur Rahman is running on a radical program to tackle the cost of living crisis. Ashok Kumar reports

Political education for all

Political education is absent from our current system. The left should be providing alternative means of obtaining it, writes Shamime Ibrahim

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