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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.

  • Protestors in Kenya during the 2023 cost of living crisis

    What’s behind Kenya’s protests?

    Gathanga Ndung’u examines Kenya’s cost of living protests and the long history behind the unrest

  • An oil painting showing the expansion of colonial settlers over the North American plains, with a large figure of a blonde woman floating over the top, representing the colonial concept of Manifest Destiny

    Settler Colonialism – review

    Sai Englart’s book is an invaluable examination of settler colonialism as an ongoing force shaping our modern world, writes Matthew Lee

  • A hand-painted placard that reads 'Justice our Nahel' is held up in the air by protestors at a rally

    Justice for Nahel

    Red Pepper republishes an open letter signed by artists, academics, writers and activists demanding justice for the teenager killed by French police

  • Protestor holds a red placard with 'Shame on you' written on it

    Inside Belgium’s supermarket strikes

    Ten thousand workers face wages cuts after Delhaize aims to franchise stores in Belgium. Red Pepper spoke to union members Rosetta Scibilla, Sacha Tenaerts, Eric Breugelmans, and Myriam Djegham

  • Against a bright yellow background, an illustration shows a young person holding a large key in the air and a placard that reads: NO MORE DEBT

    Debtors of the world, unite!

    Jayati Ghosh tells Liam Kennedy about deepening debt crises in the global south, the IMF’s affinity for austerity and the need to confront financial capital

  • Against a backdrop of a rally crowd, Sarli Nana holds a microphone up to his face to make a speech, wearing a cap and with a face mask pulled down under his chin

    Sarli Nana is breaking borders

    Cameroonian migrant organiser Sarli Nana reflects on his experience of the UK asylum system and his decades spent fighting for migrants’ rights

  • On a white background, three illustrated posters show male oil workers resisting colonial power (as US and British flags) and state repression

    A new revolutionary web: oil workers and resistance in Iran

    Oil worker strikes in Iran are different this time. The latest spate of industrial action is rallying support for Iranian women, writes A.N.