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The Feminist Killjoy Gift Guide – There’s something for every feminist here!
This is not what feminism looks like – if you don’t practice what you preach you certainly can’t wear the t-shirt.
A look at how media writes women of colour – Victoria Law writes for bitch media
Yes Geldof, they do indeed know that it is Christmas – Many Africans say the 1980s charity hit is a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
‘There are no buts when it comes to women’s humanity’ – Lindy West writes
Transgender Day of Remembrance: Those we’ve lost in 2014 – Although we do need to remember & honour the dead, we need to spend a lot more time focusing on the living so that this stops happening.
Ferguson Defence Fund – If you can donate, please do.
Black in America cartoon – Things black people can’t do that white people do without even thinking about it.
Parliament’s failure to outlaw revenge evictions is yet another setback for renters, landlords, and democracy – Revenge evictions are frighteningly common & there is still no law to stop them from happening.
The pain of the watermelon joke – A very personal account about why some jokes can be so painful.
‘My partner raped me, and I was the one prosecuted’ – Our justice system is so far from being just.
How I sanitized the feminist outrage over the Montreal massacre – brings to mind the words of Margaret Atwood: ‘Men are afraid women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them’
The collapse of Carillion is only one small part of a larger story of decades of economic mismanagement
Laura McDonald writes that universities should not just be finishing schools for the wealthy or disciplinary institutions churning out docile workers.
A floundering alliance of Blairites is trying to reinvent itself for a Corbynite age. By Tom Costello.
Marienna Pope-Weidemann explains why decades of occupation and oppression have led some people to call Israel an apartheid state.
International Women's Day is set to be marked by strikes from "paid work in offices and factories, or unpaid domestic work in homes, communities and bedrooms."
Laurie Laybourn-Langton writes that measuring the economy is political - and economic measurement dominates politics.
David Scott argues that our prison system represents a human rights disaster, and reformist solutions can't tackle the root problems.
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.
Ruth Tanner writes that revelations about Oxfam's behaviour in Haiti are shocking, but not surprising.
The actions of Oxfam officials are horrendous - but gutting foreign aid funding just puts more people at risk, writes Daniel Gibson.
For All, By All
The latest issue of Red Pepper asks - how do we invite, support and nurture greater public participation so that our cultural capabilities are empowered beyond the crushing logic of market fundamentalism?
‘We are hungry in three languages’: The forgotten promise of the Bosnian Spring
Ruth Tanner looks back at a wave of protests which swept through Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014.
It’s time for a cultural renewal of the left
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.
Jeremy Hunt is poised to flog the last of the NHS
Peter Roderick sounds the alarm on an 'attack on the fundamental principles of the NHS'.
Viva Siva, 1923-2018
A. Sivanandan, who died this week, was a hugely important figure in the politics of race and class. As part of our tributes, Red Pepper is republishing this 2009 profile of him by Arun Kundnani
Sivanandan: When memory forgets a giant
Daniel Renwick calls for the whole movement to discover and remember the vital work of A. Sivanandan, who died this week
A master-work of graphic satire
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