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Laurie Penny
01 December 2010
  In Trafalgar Square, the worst November snowstorms in decades are pummelling thousands of teenage protesters...
Laurie Penny
01 December 2010
Miliband v. Miliband
Laurie Penny
28 November 2010
Gulag of desire
Laurie Penny
25 November 2010
Inside the kettle
Politics
25 November 2010
A hundred years ago, a gang of mostly middle-class protesters, tired of being overlooked by successive...
Laurie Penny
23 November 2010
Pop brats
Laurie Penny
17 November 2010
Page 3 at 40
Laurie Penny
15 November 2010
Why do young liberals hate Margaret Thatcher? It's a fair question, given that many of us, myself included, were...
Laurie Penny
14 November 2010
Why the Millbank protests are just the beginning. One hundred years ago, a gang of mostly middle-class protesters had...
Laurie Penny
11 November 2010
It's a bright, cold November afternoon, and inside 30 Millbank, the headquarters of the Conservative Party, a line...
Laurie Penny
10 November 2010
Best slogans
Laurie Penny
10 November 2010
It has become necessary to destroy the welfare state in order to save it. Centuries ago, when ordinary men and women...
Laurie Penny
07 November 2010
  On a rainy Thursday in Cheshire, at a base belonging to Europe's largest arms dealer, veterans laid down...
Laurie Penny
05 November 2010
  Anyone who has seen the rash of cosmetic surgery adverts plastering the hoardings of London this year will be...
Laurie Penny
02 November 2010
  Bigots and reactionaries are like small children, in that when they ask a question over and over and over again...

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