The Lost Cinemas of Palestine
14 November 2018
Ahmad Al-Bazz documents the steady demolition of Palestine's once-iconic cinemas and picturehouses.
Playing the game
2 October 2018
The new Women’s Super League season kicked off in September with renewed media attention. Alex Culvin analyses the growth of women’s football
Tackling racism, on and off the pitch
11 August 2018
As the Premier League kicks off across England this weekend, Red Pepper columnist Siobhán McGuirk spoke to scholar, author and Everton fan Emy Onuora about racism in football, right-wing 'fan' groups, and the legacies of Russia 2018
16 July 2018
'Home' is not a simple place. Sivamohan Valluvan and Malcolm James explore the complex relationship between nationalism, race and belonging in the beautiful game.
“Utopia is all around us”
7 April 2018
Jonny Gordon-Farleigh of STIR magazine talks to Ruth Potts about the power of utopian thinking in an age of crisis.
Cultural Democracy Now
14 February 2018
A deeper engagement with culture can strengthen our democracy, taking political projects beyond electoral impact and festival memes into a whole new world of radical, lasting change.
It’s time for a cultural renewal of the left
27 January 2018
Andrew Dolan writes that we need to integrate art, music, films and poetry into our movement, creating spaces where political ideas are given further room to breathe.
A master-work of graphic satire
22 December 2017
American Jewish cartoonist Eli Valley’s comic commentary on America, the US Jewish diaspora and Israel is nothing if not near the knuckle, Richard Kuper writes
Review: No Is Not Enough
6 October 2017
Samir Dathi reviews No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics, by Naomi Klein
Working class theatre: Save Our Steel takes the stage
18 September 2017
A new play inspired by Port Talbot’s ‘Save Our Steel’ campaign asks questions about the working class leaders of today. Adam Johannes talks to co-director Rhiannon White about the project, the people and the politics behind it
Real stories with real people: the films of Sanjay Kak
7 September 2017
Dipesh Pandya speaks to documentary film-maker Sanjay Kak, who for 30 years has been working outside the mainstream to tell a story rooted in the struggles of those excluded by India’s militarism and its narrative of neoliberal growth
What is Acid Corbynism?
2 September 2017
Jeremy Gilbert on how radical Labour politics can be inspired by the utopianism of the counterculture
Imagining a future free of oppression
25 August 2017
Writer, artist and organiser Ama Josephine Budge says holding on to our imagination of tomorrow helps create a different understanding today
Neoliberalism: the break-up tour
14 August 2017
Sarah Woods and Andrew Simms ask why, given the trail of destruction it has left, we are still dancing to the neoliberal tune
A Death Retold in Truth and Rumour
2 August 2017
A Death Retold in Truth and Rumour: Kenya, Britain and the Julie Ward Murder, by Grace A Musila, reviewed by Allen Oarbrook
Interview: Queer British Art
27 July 2017
James O'Nions talks to author Alex Pilcher about the Tate’s Queer British Art exhibition and her book A Queer Little History of Art
Baldwin: Prophet of the Intersectional Oasis
7 April 2017
For the past 3 years, Barby Asante and members of London-based artists' collective, sorryyoufeeluncomfortable, have been responding directly to the vision of James Baldwin. Ahead of the nationwide release of a new film about the American activist and author, they reflect on the enduring relevance of Baldwin in Britain today.
In pictures: designing for change
2 February 2017
Sana Iqbal, the designer behind the identity of The World Transformed festival and the accompanying cover of Red Pepper, talks about the importance of good design
Utopia: Daring to dream
8 January 2017
Imagining a better world is the first step towards creating one. Ruth Potts introduces our special utopian issue
Podemos: In the Name of the People
21 December 2016
'The emergence as a potential party of government is testament both to the richness of Spanish radical culture and the inventiveness of activists such as Errejón' - Jacob Mukherjee reviews Errejón and Mouffe's latest release
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
1 December 2016
'A small manifesto for black liberation through socialist revolution' - Graham Campbell reviews Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor's 'From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation'
The new politics of art
16 November 2016
Nina Power calls for an assertion of true human wealth through shared resources, knowledge, and art – while Jessie Hoskin and Sasha Josette explain how The World Transformed festival will respond to this call