Believing in ourselves
13 April 2018
Holly Rigby speaks to Hilary Wainwright about her latest book, A New Politics from the Left, and its application for flourishing new social movements.
Fighting the mega-mine
18 March 2018
Eliza Egret and Tom Anderson of Shoal Collective talk to Ken Peters-Dodd, a First Nations activist fighting against the construction of a mega-mine project threatening to devastate the environment.
When ‘Good Living’ goes wrong
12 March 2018
Ecuador blazed a trail in sustainability by giving constitutional recognition to the rights of nature in 2008, but the revolutionary concept of Sumak Kawsay, or Good Living, that drove this initiative proved more fragile than hoped when left in the hands of national government, write Joan Pedro-Caranana and Jose Maria Tortosa.
Learning the lessons of Carillion
23 February 2018
The collapse of Carillion is only one small part of a larger story of decades of economic mismanagement, writes Jane Lethbridge
For All, By All
14 February 2018
The latest issue of Red Pepper asks - how do we invite, support and nurture greater public participation so that our cultural capabilities are empowered beyond the crushing logic of market fundamentalism?
Grounding the currents of Indigenous resistance
26 January 2018
Those joining the centuries-old Indigenous resistance in the Americas should discard Eurocentric narratives, epistemic violence and salvation narratives. By Alex Wilson and Praba Pilar
Viva Siva, 1923-2018
6 January 2018
A. Sivanandan, who died this week, was a hugely important figure in the politics of race and class. As part of our tributes, Red Pepper is republishing this 2009 profile of him by Arun Kundnani
Who killed Agent Kingfisher?
20 November 2017
Tom Palmer, aka Agent Kingfisher, was the 'messiah' of London's squatting scene until his death last year. But who was responsible for his fate? MI5, late capitalism or simply a drug overdose? Matt Broomfield investigates.
Anything is possible when the multitude assembles
25 October 2017
Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri’s new book Assembly re-examines what Left power could look like - not just winning elections, but overhauling the way we organise society. Review by Ben Trott.
You might be a centrist if…
10 October 2017
What does 'centrist' mean? Tom Walker identifies the key markers to help you spot centrism in the wild
Don’t let Uber take you for a ride
25 September 2017
Uber is no friend of passengers or workers, writes Lewis Norton – the firm has put riders at risk and exploited its drivers
What is ‘free movement plus’?
21 September 2017
A new report proposes an approach that can push back against the tide of anti-immigrant sentiment. Luke Cooper explains
A better way to regenerate a community
5 September 2017
Gilbert Jassey describes a pioneering project that is bringing migrants and local people together to repopulate a village in rural Spain
West Papua’s silent genocide
31 August 2017
The brutal occupation of West Papua is under-reported - but UK and US corporations are profiting from the violence, write Eliza Egret and Tom Anderson