Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman.

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Laurie Penny
04 March 2011
The problem with racism and sexism in fashion goes far beyond one slurring fantasist. The fashion industry is a...
Laurie Penny
03 March 2011
The English royal family is a devious dynasty. Over centuries of bloodletting, back-stabbing and intermarriage, the...
Politics
26 February 2011
  The greatest conspiracies happen in plain sight. Today, across the Northern Hemisphere, activists from the...
Laurie Penny
20 February 2011
Squatting: a defence
UK Politics
18 February 2011
Our big society
Laurie Penny
15 February 2011
  An extraordinary thing has happened. In Egypt, a million-strong movement forced the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak...
Laurie Penny
13 February 2011
  In this week's column, shoved in underneath some musings about comedy and refried beans, the Independent...
Laurie Penny
08 February 2011
This latest trend shows that female sexual shame remains big business. Just when you thought that there was nothing...
Laurie Penny
06 February 2011
  Yesterday, the Prime Minister of Great Britain gave a speech on the dangers of Islamist terrorism, calling for...
Politics
03 February 2011
It's just before midnight, in the damp chill of an austerity winter, and a gang of students and schoolkids is standing...
Laurie Penny
02 February 2011
In defence of c***
Politics
26 January 2011
On student power
UK Politics
24 January 2011
  Of all the obdurate lies peddled by the Conservative Party in the run-up to the last general election, perhaps...
UK Politics
21 January 2011
Disrupt the royal wedding!

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