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Red Pepper’s coverage of global politics provides in-depth analysis of worldwide events, campaigns and movements.

We prioritise writers on the ground, exploring political developments from Latin America to Palestine, from the US alt-right to radical voices rising in Asia, and investigating the critical trends shaping left-wing politics and the world.

Red Pepper’s coverage of global politics provides in-depth analysis of worldwide events, campaigns and movements.

We prioritise writers on the ground, exploring political developments from Latin America to Palestine, from the US alt-right to radical voices rising in Asia, and investigating the critical trends shaping left-wing politics and the world.

  • A purple and green graphic advertising Think Global Act Global conference, London 23 March 2024, with sponsoring group logos along the bottom

    How we build a democratic, anti-imperial global order

    As colonialism expands in Ukraine, Palestine and everywhere, Global Justice Now convenes a global dialogue between anti-imperialist activists. Seema Syeda explains the ambitious, necessary project

  • Liberation by the masses

    Revolutionary pan-Africanist Walter Rodney understood Palestinian liberation would be driven by the people writes Chinedu Chukwudinma

  • A group of politicians, diplomats and military officials standing in a row for a photograph for US President Joe Biden's visit to Israel's Department of Defence

    The Iron Dome is global – and so is the resistance

    In her powerful speech at ‘Still We Rise’, Naomi Klein argues that global political classes are united behind a shared supremacist vision in their defence of Israel’s crimes

  • An illustration showing a red carnation on the left, with the text '25 De Abril' above it. On the left is a tank with people holding guns on and around it

    Portugal’s forgotten revolution

    The ‘carnation revolution’ saw soldiers, workers and communities join forces to overthrow fascism and challenge capitalist power. Peter Robinson traces events from April 1974

  • An illustration of a red anemone coronaria on a black background. The centre of the anemone coronaria is filled with Arabic writing, a poem.

    For Palestine, bring the Hague home!

    The genocide in Gaza demands we fight for Palestine, by targeting circuits of power elsewhere. Toufic Haddad writes from Jerusalem

  • The front pages of three national newspapers. Each shows images of people covered in blood. One headline says: 'bloodbath at Kabul airport'.

    Islamophobia and spectacles of Muslim death

    Bad-faith policing of anti-semitism has led to rampant Islamophobia. In the global north, we have become conditioned to watching Muslims die, argues Maura Finkelstein

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraces Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New Delhi

    Hostile Homelands – review

    Muhammad Nadeem reviews Hostile Homelands by Azad Essa on the deepening ties between India and Israel