Editorial profile

Red Pepper is a magazine of political rebellion and dissent. Influenced by socialism, feminism and green politics, it is a resource for all those who imagine and work to create another world - a world based on equality, solidarity, and democracy.

January 1, 2015 · 1 min read

Launched in May 1995, Red Pepper is independent and non-partisan: it seeks to establish a platform for debate and sharing of ideas across the progressive green left in the UK and across the world.

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Bedding Down in the Shadows of Belfast’s Bonfires

The bonfires of Belfast have a raw relevance. Pádraig Ó Meiscill reflects on an annual controversy.

Woke Jokes

There’s nothing radical – or funny – about right-wing comedy, says Jake Laverde

Boris Johnson on Have I Got News for You (BBC via The Guardian)

How Corbyn Unmasked Comedy

Juliet Jacques argues that the way comedians treated Jeremy Corbyn demolished their anti-establishment credentials


starmer and corbyn

The Labour left and ‘the long march through the institutions’

Sabrina Huck kicks off the debate on Labour and the left with a re-reading of Dutschke, with an introduction by Hilary Wainwright

Refugee family reunification during a pandemic

Border closures and travel restrictions caused by the pandemic have made family reunification difficult for refugees. But, as Luke Butterly reports, these rights have been eroded over a number of years

On a rainy day and evening the CAA-NPR-NRC protesters are still in Shaheen Bagh . People have come to support from far and wide

Shaheen Bagh lives on

The women of a south Delhi neighbourhood have inspired a protest movement which will long outlive their temporary encampment, writes Ananya Wilson-Bhattacharya