Lorna Stephenson

How to make your own media

13 December 2016 Lorna Stephenson and Adam Cantwell-Corn on running a local media co-op

Revolutionary rehearsals

6 September 2013 Lorna Stephenson looks at theatre groups giving a voice to the voiceless – and making social change happen in the process

Squat rot: plans to extend squatting ban

25 August 2013 Last September squatting in residential properties was criminalised. Now there are calls to extend the ban to commercial properties. Lorna Stephenson reports

If they can do it, we can too – cleaners get organised

5 December 2012 Lorna Stephenson and Emma Hughes report on cleaners’ success organising against poverty pay

Care in crisis

3 December 2012 Lorna Stephenson reports on how cuts are hitting elderly care – and what the newly privatised sector looks like

Able to fight: How disabled people are taking on the Tories

29 August 2012 As the Paralympics open, disabled people are facing an onslaught of cuts. But as Lorna Stephenson discovers, disabled activists are a force to be reckoned with

Nothing to do, nowhere to go – how cuts hit kids

26 May 2012 As the summer holidays approach, Lorna Stephenson investigates the impact of cuts on playschemes and youth centres

Jordan Valley: To exist is to resist

22 May 2012 Lorna Stephenson reports on a grass-roots campaign group challenging the Israeli occupation in the Jordan Valley

Shack fightback: Bandile Mdlalose on Abahlali baseMjondolo

30 December 2011 Bandile Mdlalose talks to Lorna Stephenson about Abahlali baseMjondolo, a radical poor people’s movement in South Africa

‘The government may have trampled over democracy but people will still be squatting’

13 December 2011 Lorna Stephenson and Emma Hughes meet SQUASH, the squatters’ action group who have been ignored in the anti-squatting media furore

Soaked in blood

17 June 2011 Lorna Stephenson reviews The Devil’s Milk: a social history of rubber by John Tully

Surviving the royal wedding

15 April 2011 Lorna Stephenson passes the sick bag as the press fills up with right royal rubbish


11 February 2011 Lorna Stephenson explores the perks and pitfalls of virtual organising

New radicals

30 November 2010 Lorna Stephenson looks at the US ‘Tea Party’ movement