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In the UK and beyond, austerity and the erosion of state welfare systems have made sectors like health, housing and education increasingly precarious within our society.

Our analysis looks at the intersections of gender, race and class, and how social movements – old and new – can offer support, action and solidarity beyond electoral politics.

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In the UK and beyond, austerity and the erosion of state welfare systems have made sectors like health, housing and education increasingly precarious within our society.

Our analysis looks at the intersections of gender, race and class, and how social movements – old and new – can offer support, action and solidarity beyond electoral politics.

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  • Young women festival-goers stand at a gig barrier holding placards that read 'Stop the Nazi BNP' while smiling and putting thumbs upCREDIT: PA PHOTOS

    Making music matter

    Organisers claimed it a huge success, but the BNP won a seat on the London Assembly days later. Lena De Casparis and Alex Nunns explore the impact of the Love Music Hate Racism carnival – and the future for such events

  • Abortion – 24 reasons for 24 weeks

    MP Nadine Dorries unveiled 20 ‘reasons’ for lowering the abortion limit to 20 weeks. Here Laurie Penny gives 24 reasons why it should remain at 24 weeks

  • Alan Turing and Peter Tatchell | Peter Tatchell visited Manchester. Credit: Pete Birkinshaw

    Porn can be good for you

    Peter Tatchell says pornography doesn’t have to be oppressive. It can be liberating and fulfilling

  • Alan Turing and Peter Tatchell | Peter Tatchell visited Manchester. Credit: Pete Birkinshaw

    Why I joined the Greens

    Peter Tatchell says the Greens are now the radical left party.