Building Corbyn’s Labour from the ground up: How ‘the left’ won in Hackney South
Heather Mendick has gone from phone-banker at Corbyn for Leader to Hackney Momentum organiser to secretary of her local party. Here, she shares her top tips on transforming Labour from the bottom up

Who owns our land?
Guy Shrubsole gives some tips for finding out

How to make your own media
Lorna Stephenson and Adam Cantwell-Corn on running a local media co-op

Going into Labour
You’ve joined the Labour Party – now how can you make your voice heard in its structures? Let Michael Calderbank guide you

Digital security for activists
Lee Knox gives his top ten tips on how to keep your data from prying eyes

How to avoid burnout
The London Roots Collective shares its tips on how to be an effective, radical and sustainable activist

Starting a workers’ co-op
Why suffer the tyranny of a boss when you can set up your own democratic workplace? Seeds for Change Lancaster provides some pointers

Guerrilla guide: Boycott, divestment, sanctions
As the Co-op announces a boycott of companies exporting from West Bank settlements, Tom Anderson explains how to do ‘BDS’

Edible treasures: foraging for food
Forget plastic packaging – foraging can be sustainable and fun, writes Sophie Haydock

Surviving the royal wedding
Lorna Stephenson passes the sick bag as the press fills up with right royal rubbish

Lorna Stephenson explores the perks and pitfalls of virtual organising

Our right to reply
Fed up of the colonisation of public space by corporations? Try a little subvertising...

Feminist parenting
Not sure where to start? Then let the CRAP! (that's Child Rearing Against Patriarchy) collective lead the way with this nine-point guide. It's as easy as chaining yourself to a runaway rollercoaster...

Zine team
Red Chidgey explains the key steps to making and distributing your own zine

Digging the dirt
Corporate Watch provides the rundown on researching corporations

Unionising your workplace
A ten-step guide to workplace organisation from scratch. By Patrick Smith

Fighting to stay
Jessica Charsley of Manchester No Borders offers a ten-step guide to building an anti-deportation campaign

Guerrilla guides: making the news
Want to get your campaign noticed? Symon Hill provides a ten-step guide to media-friendly activism

The reel thing
Documentary filmmaker Astra Taylor shares her guerrilla tips for capturing the real world on reel

Pitch battles
Anne Coddington and Mark Perryman introduce the fan-led counterculture resisting football's transformation from people's game to corporate plaything

Pick up a penguin
The Linux open-source computer operating system isn't just for geeks. Dave Sambrook explains how to try out the free alternative to Microsoft Windows

Ads Nauseam
From zitty to pretty Recently, I was struck by a busstop billboard for a well-known teenage brand, stating that using its product will help you go ‘from zitty to pretty’ and be ‘clear-skin gorgeous in only four hours’. There’s no hidden meaning, it’s a simple message: if you have spots, even the slightest pimple, then […]

Reduce, reuse, recycle
How far do you follow the three 'R's of a zero-waste lifestyle philosophy? Tamanna Kalhar suggests some key strategies to help you earn extra eco-friendly brownie points

Alternative home sweet home
There are many ways to provide housing outside the simple rent or buy culture that dominates society, write Paul Chatterton, Larch Maxey and Jenny Pickerill

Aiding the blockade
From academic seminars to birthday parties, there are no end of ways to blockade Faslane, writes Hilary Wainwright

Resolutionary politics
Clothes swapping, car sharing and joining a 'green gym'. Fiona Osler offers some planet-saving alternatives to the usual New Year's resolutions

Exit strategies
Death can become you. Fiona Osler investigates the green and non-religious alternatives for seeing off this mortal coil

(Un)funny money
If you've got money to invest, how do you invest it ethically (apart from putting it into Red Pepper)? Fiona Osler offers a beginners' guide to socially responsible investment

Off-Gassing and how to avoid it
With the news that solar panels can now be bought on the high street, Red Pepper turns its hand to a spot of green DIY

Video killers
Video games are not all about Billy-no-mates living out pixilated fantasies in a virtual world. There are now a multitude of games, some subversive, and some extremely jingoistic, that engage with political realities. Shamil Khan presents a guide to what’s what in the world of political video gaming and literally cost the earth as well as your pocket