Andrew Bowman


Radicals at the table – Natalie Bennett interview

22 December 2012 Natalie Bennett, the new Green Party leader, speaks to Andrew Bowman and Michael Calderbank

The who, what and where of work

15 October 2012 Karel Williams, Sukhdev Johal and Andrew Bowman introduce our 'The future isn't working' theme by looking at industrial strategy

Austerity for the people, welfare for the banks

24 August 2012 Andrew Bowman and Leigh Phillips look at how central banks have used the crisis to carve out a new role – from propping up bankers to toppling governments

Every crisis is an opportunity

8 February 2012 There is an urgent need for new ideas that challenge the technocrats, writes Andy Bowman

Ballot stuffing. Bribery. Blatant fraud. Inside the Russian elections

16 December 2011 As election fraud allegations spark protests across the country, Andrew Bowman reports from Russia on what he saw on polling day in one fraud hotspot

Pay cut sparks electricians’ protest in Manchester

7 November 2011 Andy Bowman on how electricians from across the North West are fighting a co-ordinated attack on their pay and conditions

Where next for Egypt? A roundup

14 February 2011 Red Pepper rounds up the best commentary and analysis on the situation in Egypt after the fall of Mubarak.

Carry on camping?

7 October 2009 Beginning in 2006, Climate Camp has captured the imagination of activists and the interest of the press. At a more peaceful than usual gathering in Blackheath this year, Andy Bowman spoke to participants about their reflections on the past three years, and the way forward

A real green deal

7 October 2009 35 years ago, workers at the Lucas Aerospace company formulated an 'alternative corporate plan' to convert military production to socially useful and environmentally desirable purposes. Hilary Wainwright and Andy Bowman consider what lessons it holds for the greening of the world economy today

The state of the movement

23 August 2009 The G20 protests have certainly left their mark, though not in a way anyone predicted - and the ensuing debate on policing was long overdue. But, Andy Bowman asks, did the protests manage to unite the left?

Guilty as not charged

3 June 2009 Hicham Yezza, a student at the University of Nottingham, was cleared of all charges after his arrest for 'terrorism' - but now faces deportation anyway. Prison officials are blocking Red Pepper's attempts to contact him, but Andy Bowman spoke to two of his close friends about the case

Holding back the BNP

20 May 2009 The British National Party (BNP) sees the European Parliament elections as a key opportunity to advance its influence. Andy Bowman reports on the campaign to keep them out of their target seats in the north-west of England

Taking back the streets

23 March 2009 For generations the left has built campaigns by handing out literature on the streets and chatting with the public - but in Liverpool the police are trying to drive them from the city centre. Andy Bowman looks at the united response

Shell to Sea

18 December 2008 Andy Bowman examines the global links and networks being built by Irish anti-Shell activists

Win one day

11 December 2008 Joaquin Nzuzi Mbambi is UK general secretary of Abako, the oldest anti-colonial party in the Congo. He escaped the country six years ago after a crackdown on the outlawed group and has been seeking asylum in the UK ever since

The great Channel 4 climate swindle

1 May 2007 With a much-touted documentary telling the British public that climate change is all an unsubstantiated myth, Andy Bowman unpicks the shady politics and cod science of Channel 4's latest attempt to up its ratings