Feminism in the precarious academy

International Women’s Day rally at Leeds University during the 2018 USS Pension Strikes The university is not built for us.  We know this in our hearts when we see the statues and paintings of celebrated white men around campus.  We know this in our bones when we climb steep steps to lecture theatres designed to centre a patriarchal pedagogy. We More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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US Election 2020: America’s Rising Progressive Tide

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Photo by nrkbeta. Beneath the daily manic grotesques of the Trump presidency, a sea change has been building in US politics. The partisan polarisation of Trump’s Washington masks the More...

By admin On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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What do we do now?

This defeat is painful. Not least for those who will be hit hardest. Over 130,000 people have already been killed by a decade of ‘austerity’, while climate change is displacing swathes of people in the More...

By admin On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Football’s Race Stain

Over the past few years, increasing attention seems to have been paid to the issue of racism in football. In October, as England played Bulgaria in a men’s Euro 2020 qualifying game, the issue reached new levels More...

By admin On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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15 reasons to #EndToryRule in GE2019

Red Pepper needs your support. Donate now. ——————————————— 1. Contributing to climate breakdown Boris Johnson’s cabinet More...

By admin On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Migrant voters can change the narrative

Red Pepper needs your support. Donate now. ——————————————— So it begins again: the party manifestos, the analysis, the More...

By admin On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Election 2019: Education and Empire

Red Pepper needs your support. Donate now. ——————————————— Britain has never been an ‘island nation’. We didn’t More...

By admin On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Brian Eno: Why I’m backing Labour in Kensington

Labour MP Emma Dent Coad with campaigners in Holland Park. Red Pepper needs your support. Donate now. ——————————————— Kensington More...

By admin On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Election 2019: An ambitious, agenda-setting and credible manifesto

Red Pepper needs your support. Donate now. ——————————————— After the 2017 general election, amid widespread bemusement More...

By admin On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Election 2019: Transatlantic socialism rising

Medicare for All rally in San Francisco. Photo by Molly Adams (used under CC license). The ‘green new deal’ (GND) can appear an odd frame for climate justice organisers in the UK. After all, the UK never had More...