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February 25, 2012 · 0 min read


Fighting for Cardboard City

Winner of the Dawn Foster Memorial Essay Prize: From a 1950s estate on the outskirts of Leeds, Jessica Field charts a community under threat and the stresses of activism on the frontlines of the housing crisis

Bad Gays: A Homosexual History – review

Claire Biddles reviews a radical rethinking of queer history and politics

Green dreams, empty coffers shape Nottingham’s rebuild

As city centre redevelopment plans rumble on, Siobhán McGuirk asks if the east Midlands city can put people before private interests


How trans rights activists changed Argentina

Ten years ago Argentina passed groundbreaking gender identity laws, a victory won through solidarity, diverse tactics and longstanding activist traditions. The experience has lessons for us all, write Alessandra Viggiano and Siobhán McGuirk

Mick Lynch media mania – the appeal of workers’ power

Style backed by serious politics can cut through in a hostile media landscape, writes Ewan Gibbs

‘I feel trapped in violence that extends from Palestine to the UK’

Pádraig Ó Meiscill speaks to Shahd Abusalama about the enforced separation of her family, defeating smear campaigns and the cruelty of the Home Office.