Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman. She is the author of five books, most recently Unspeakable Things.
There’s no reason anyone should be herded into an archaic arrangement that does not work for everybody.
Men grow up expecting to be the hero of their own story. Women grow up expecting to be the supporting actress in somebody else's.
A meeting the Russian punk-protest group.
"Could they not have just had the meeting on Skype?"
There is a significant psychological price to being constantly aware of the variety of ways in which your activity might be tracked.
The worst thing about this debate is that it turns a real-world, complex problem into a simple moral choice.
Expose injustice and pay the price.
The young soldier has become a symbol of the information war and its discontents.
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