Event: Beyond the Ballot Box – Ways We Can Win

27 March 2015 Red Pepper invites you for a night of celebration, education and inspiration as we hear from the organisers, activists and campaigners making change happen.

Nigel Farage does not exist

26 March 2015 Nick Jackson explores how last weekend's Beyond UKIP Cabaret unmanned and unmasked Nigel Farage - leading to death threats directed at the carnival's organiser

Selling repression around the world

24 March 2015 Andrew Smith and Matthew Burnett-Stuart focus on the UK's role, and that of UK arms companies, in promoting tear gas and weapons for state repression around the world.

Orgreave: no justice, no peace

20 March 2015 Kate Flannery and David Etherington report on the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign and look at the events that still demand justice over 30 years later

Reporting violence at protests hides everyday violence by austerity

19 March 2015 With most of the media busy fetishising pictures of burning cars, Fanny Malinen argues for a Real Media that takes on the rich and powerful

Immigration detention: resistance and rebellion

18 March 2015 With protests and hunger strikes now taking place inside eight of the UK's detention centres, is this the beginning of the end for detention? asks Karen Doyle

‘Full of agony and pain’: one lesbian’s fight against the racist immigration system

25 February 2015 Aderonke Apata, sentenced to death for her sexuality, fled to Britain – now she needs our support to win the right to stay, writes Howard Galois

Win citizen journalism training

15 February 2015 Enter our free prize draw to win a place on Stir To Action's workshop - worth £75

Sherlock Holmes, the British Museum & an oily villain

14 February 2015 On Global Divestment Day Chris Garrard says its time for cultural institutions to cut their ties with the fossil fuel industry

‘Faster, faster, faster’: The diary of a hotel cleaner

13 February 2015 In the opening post of a new blog project, the anonymous 'Maid in London' describes her first day cleaning a luxury London hotel

Political policing against Ireland’s water movement

11 February 2015 Oliver Eagleton writes on the arrest of activists and the growing revolt over austerity

Pink van woman: Politics shouldn’t feel like a shopping list

11 February 2015 When it comes to engaging women, Labour needs a plan that’s less Ocado van and more Casserole Club, writes Anya Pearson

Win tickets to see Maxine Peake at the Royal Court Theatre

9 February 2015 Enter our free prize draw to win a pair of tickets to see How to Hold Your Breath

Upping the ante against Israeli apartheid

3 February 2015 Charges have been dropped against nine members of London Palestine Action who occupied the roof of an arms factory near Birmingham.

Russian government bans transgender people from driving

26 January 2015 And other recommended reads from feminist blogger Emma Frankel-Thorin

Forced labour: a growing problem

7 January 2015 It is not only migrants who are vulnerable to forced labour. As workers' rights are eroded, it is becoming a growing problem for us all, writes Emily Cousens

Red Pepper Blog Awards 2014

26 December 2014 The Red Pepper team chose their top 10 bloggers of the year, listed in no particular order

Museums exist to serve the public, not the arms trade

24 December 2014 Our most famous museums and attractions are giving practical support and a veneer of legitimacy to the arms industry, writes Andrew Smith

Feminist seasonal gift guide

22 December 2014 And other recommended reads from feminist blogger Emma Frankel-Thorin

Job vacancy: Political Organiser (maternity)

16 December 2014 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Red Pepper magazine - it's an exciting time to get involved!

Kayaks versus coal ships: taking action with The Pacific Climate Warriors

11 December 2014 Hannah Fair reports from the low-lying Pacific Islands, under imminent threat from climate change, where The Pacific Climate Warriors are taking direct action against the fossil fuels industry.

Deaf people to receive only one hearing aid – an insight into life after the NHS

8 December 2014 This month Devon has announced that smokers and obese people will be denied all routine operations, and deaf people will get only one hearing aid. Caroline Molloy argues the end of the NHS is coming into focus and Devon is the canary in the coal mine.

Video: the Radical Independence Conference in Glasgow

26 November 2014 On Saturday 22 November over 3,000 people gathered to discuss what next for the campaign that makes the socialist case for Scottish independence.

“In Ferguson, a wound bleeds” – open letter from protesters

25 November 2014 Protestors in Ferguson have posted an open letter after a grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown back in August 2014

Reclaim the Night 10th anniversary marches

20 November 2014 Saturday 22 November marks the 10th anniversary of the annual march to reclaim the streets for women. Stefano Fumagalli reports.

No Cuts, No Fees, No Debt

18 November 2014 Why I'm not just marching against fees but against all student debt. By Fanny Malinen

Developing alternatives: support Croydon’s Assembly

11 November 2014 Ahead of its first meeting this weekend, Ted Knight makes the case for the South London Borough’s community assembly

Win a pair of tickets to see The Scottsboro Boys in London’s West End!

6 November 2014 The Scottsboro Boys is a musical with a difference - an all singing, all dancing show about racism in 1930s America

The arms trade must be kept out of Remembrance Day

5 November 2014 Andrew Smith and Matthew Burnett-Stuart from Campaign Against Arms Trade look at the role of arms companies in World War One and how they are trying to exploit Remembrance Day.

‘NHS cost statement’ will make sick people feel more of a burden

3 November 2014 The most vulnerable patients already attend too little, not too much, and don't need to be made to feel more guilty about what they are costing the NHS. Dr. Jonathan Tomlinson writes.

How we persuaded the University of Glasgow to divest from fossil fuels

28 October 2014 Sophie Baumert explains how a year of student campaigning caused the University of Glasgow to divest from the fossil fuel industry.

What next for Occupy Democracy?

28 October 2014 Towards the end of October's Parliament Square occupation, Stefano Fumagalli spoke to to several participants about their experience and hopes for the future of the campaign.

London: a migrant’s guide

28 October 2014 And other recommended reads from feminist blogger Emma Frankel-Thorin

9 farcical bits of policing at #occupydemocracy

25 October 2014 Parliament Square has been the venue for some ridiculous policing since the Occupy movement arrived on 17 October. Alex Nunns gives the highlights

Urgent call for an Energy Bill of Rights

24 October 2014 The UK suffers the worst levels of fuel poverty in Western Europe; each winter one older person dies needlessly every seven minutes. Fuel Poverty Action urge you to support their latest campaign, launched at Parliament this month.

Video: Britain Needs a Pay Rise – TUC march, London

22 October 2014 The Trade Union Congress reported up to 90,000 people took part in a march and rally on Saturday 18 October.

National Gallery workers mobilise against pay cuts, oil sponsorship and privatisation

17 October 2014 Demonstrators gathered in Trafalgar Square this week to protest against the privatisation of London’s National Gallery. Morgan Meaker reports

#strikeup conversation on the picket lines

10 October 2014 #strikeup and share your experiences and thoughts about what it means to be on strike

The true carbon footprint of Manchester

10 October 2014 Activists call for a radical rethink of carbon footprint measurements in Manchester. Stefano Fumagalli and Jenny Nelson report

5 reasons to take action against TTIP on Saturday

9 October 2014 Ed Lewis urges you to change your weekend plans and get involved with the campaign against TTIP.

An evicted flat won’t disempower the Focus E15 community

9 October 2014 Liam Barrington-Bush reports from the eviction of homeless mothers who squatted flats of an empty housing estate in East London.

Aderonke Apata wins National Diversity Award

7 October 2014 Fleeing persecution for homosexuality in Nigeria, Aderonke has become a champion for the rights of many. Stefano Fumagalli reports.

Occupy Hong Kong in pictures

2 October 2014 Photos from the streets taken over the last few days.

10 female revolutionaries that you didn’t learn about in history class

1 October 2014 And other recommended posts by feminist blogger Emma Frankel-Thorin.

London event: Festival of Choice

18 September 2014 A week of discussion, films, theatre, poetry, music, flashmobs and action, looking at threats to reproductive rights and the plight of women and girls who do not have access to safe and legal abortion in countries around the world

The Yes campaign: no intimidation, just lively conversation

18 September 2014 Despite media accusations that the Yes campaign has ben marked by aggression, Joe Greenwood found nothing but warmth on the campaign trail.

The Yes train – a short report from Glasgow

16 September 2014 Jenny Nelson reports back from a trip to Scotland to learn more about the grassroots Yes campaign and show solidarity with the radical activists.

Win a pair of tickets to see Albion!

15 September 2014 Albion is an explosive new play about the rise of the far right in modern Britain, set in an East End boozer, the unofficial home of the 'English Protection Army'.

Ferguson: The view from the US

12 September 2014 US-based Red Pepper commissioning editor Siobhan McGuirk compiles a round up of coverage and commentary on the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson and subsequent reactions.

Ferguson: What next?

12 September 2014 US-based Red Pepper commissioning editor Siobhan McGuirk collates commentary following the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson and explores the necessity of an enduring movement to fight for racial equality.

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