Laurie Penny

Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman.

Articles in In the Red

North America
2012-03-12 00:00:00
Society
2012-03-05 00:00:00
Laurie Penny
2012-02-27 10:05:35
Laurie Penny
2012-02-19 11:19:32

Racist, sexist or homophobic banter draws its lazy humou

Laurie Penny
2012-02-08 10:53:37
Laurie Penny
2012-01-16 12:26:49

There are many Maggie Thatchers, and which story we choo

Society
2012-01-09 00:00:00

She was 15, maybe 16, and she wore a black top hat and eyeliner for her big trip from Sticksville, Wiltshire, to London and the pseudo-alternative shopping mecca of Camden Market.

Laurie Penny
2012-01-03 14:21:37

The government's new youth strategy is nothing but spin.

International Politics
2011-12-12 00:00:00
International Politics
2011-11-20 11:52:47

 

UK Politics
2011-11-06 10:07:12

In our storybook world, royalty open hospitals with thei

Laurie Penny
2011-10-15 11:16:39

Pornography is often used as an excuse to enact a wider

Laurie Penny
2011-10-06 14:04:04

We are old enough and ugly enough to build a better futu

Environment
2011-09-24 11:18:11

We can choose abject complicity, or we can decide that i

Laurie Penny
2011-09-22 12:42:27

The selective abortion of female foetuses tends to refle

Laurie Penny
2011-09-15 09:45:05

The idea that everyone has a soulmate whom they are dest

Laurie Penny
2011-09-06 17:51:02

In the ten years since 9/11, we have been starved of the

UK Politics
2011-08-11 15:43:05

Laurie Penny
2011-07-28 11:32:42

 

UK Politics
2011-06-03 18:00:01

The scandal is that no one is prepared to make a moral c

Laurie Penny
2011-05-27 12:16:13

 

Politics
2011-04-21 12:04:40

Petty revenge politics does nothing but reduce us to the

Laurie Penny
2011-04-18 13:53:49

The government insists that meaningful and empowering jo

UK Politics
2011-04-03 09:51:07

 

Laurie Penny
2011-03-25 11:37:12

It's hard to see someone's humanity through a riot visor

Laurie Penny
2011-03-20 13:05:35

What I learned at the porn industry's annual awards cere

Laurie Penny
2011-03-13 13:01:43

 

Laurie Penny
2011-03-04 14:01:51

The problem with racism and sexism in fashion goes far b

Laurie Penny
2011-03-03 12:37:37

UK Politics
2011-02-18 12:03:12

 

Laurie Penny
2011-02-15 11:40:07

 

Laurie Penny
2011-02-08 10:38:58

This latest trend shows that female sexual shame remains

Helen Lewis
2011-02-03 11:08:49
UK Politics
2011-01-21 16:20:48

Civil society may be dissolving, governments are in cris

UK Politics
2011-01-17 14:29:20

 

Laurie Penny
2011-01-11 16:51:56

 

Laurie Penny
2010-12-31 12:35:25

 

Laurie Penny
2010-12-20 13:48:59

 

Laurie Penny
2010-12-09 09:33:06

If global justice movements had to rely solely on people

Laurie Penny
2010-12-03 13:51:59

What has been stolen from this angry generation?

Laurie Penny
2010-11-28 18:35:40

If you had to build a prison for human pleasure, it woul

Laurie Penny
2010-11-15 15:48:18

Why do young liberals hate Margaret Thatcher?

Laurie Penny
2010-11-07 09:31:23

 

Laurie Penny
2010-10-30 14:02:51

The X Factor vision of society blames the poor for their

Laurie Penny
2010-10-22 16:17:26

There's something about punishment and hierarchy that ho

Laurie Penny
2010-10-15 12:16:19

The capitalist delusions of Breast Cancer Awareness Mont

Laurie Penny
2010-10-01 12:13:19

The Social Network is an elegant psychodrama of contempo

Laurie Penny
2010-09-23 08:58:12

This fall, the fashion press is celebrating 'the return

Laurie Penny
2010-09-17 08:54:39

Those planning to protest the Pope's visit are not insti

Laurie Penny
2010-09-11 13:02:01

Moving Tony Blair's autobiography in bookshops shows tha

Laurie Penny
2010-09-05 10:47:45

The real problem with sensationalising misogyny is that

Laurie Penny
2010-08-26 16:17:53

Does Climate Camp show us the future of youth activism?

Laurie Penny
2010-08-12 08:19:55

The equalities minister, Lynne Featherstone, wants us to