By Laurie Penny - 17 January 14:29
Persuading poor people to stay married eases the strain on housing stocks and provides a modesty slip for inequality.
By Laurie Penny - 13 January 14:36
No political party can now promise social mobility – instead politicians push the rhetoric of revenge.
By Laurie Penny - 11 January 16:51
The press might not admit it but anorexia is in fashion.
By Laurie Penny - 08 January 10:53
The Daily Mail gets excited about yet another attempt to put women in their place.
By Laurie Penny - 02 January 11:14
The illusion of choice.
By Laurie Penny - 31 December 12:35
The idea of making and breaking new year's resolutions is wearisomely counter-revolutionary.
By Laurie Penny - 27 December 13:18
Deregulating resistance will mean deregulating the organisations that control resistance.
By Laurie Penny - 22 December 18:25
This is a government that sees the rich as its core constituency.
By Laurie Penny - 20 December 13:48
December 2010 will surely be remembered as the month when the global ruling class lost its monopoly over information.
By Laurie Penny - 16 December 11:22
The press coverage of Jody McIntyre suggests that “real” disabled people are not whole human beings.
By Laurie Penny - 10 December 15:59
The supposed heart of British democracy has become a searing wound of rage and retribution.
By Laurie Penny - 09 December 9:33
When talking about Julian Assange, remember: if global justice movements had to rely solely on people of impeccable character to further their cause, we would probably still be trying to end slavery.
By Laurie Penny - 07 December 8:13
At a swish awards ceremony, the young artists of the future assembled to call out the hypocrisy of the rich.
By Laurie Penny - 04 December 11:17
Aaron Porter is "incable of providing leadership".
By Laurie Penny - 03 December 13:51
What has been stolen from this angry generation? Hope.
By Laurie Penny - 01 December 17:44
I have never felt prouder of my generation.
By Laurie Penny - 01 December 13:19
"If neither listens, then Labour is finished."
By Laurie Penny - 28 November 18:35
If you had to build a prison for human pleasure, it would look like this.
By Laurie Penny - 25 November 16:48
Police violence against children.
By Laurie Penny - 23 November 11:00
The bloodless brats of pop have nothing to rebel against - sadly they are the role models for a new generation of teenagers.
By Laurie Penny - 17 November 17:00
...and why it's about as funny as the Black and White Minstrel show.
By Laurie Penny - 15 November 15:48
We are living in the shadow not of Thatcher herself, but of Thatcher the icon.
By Laurie Penny - 14 November 17:53
Why the Millbank protests are just the beginning.
By Laurie Penny - 11 November 11:41
"This is scary but not as scary as what's happening to our future."
By Laurie Penny - 10 November 12:45
"Is this the queue for Justin Bieber tickets?"
By Laurie Penny - 10 November 11:05
Aversion therapy for the poor
By Laurie Penny - 07 November 9:31
A million paper flowers will never be enough to mop up the carnage of war.
By Laurie Penny - 05 November 14:47
Mine don't do that!
By Laurie Penny - 02 November 15:00
Objecting to young girls having access to the Pill is part of frantic cultural paranoia about female sexuality.