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Laurie Penny
17 November 2010
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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...
Laurie Penny
30 October 2010
The X Factor society
Laurie Penny
27 October 2010
Store blockaded
Laurie Penny
26 October 2010
The glut of tacky Hallowe'en costumes has spread beyond humans.{C} In the US, the end of October means two...
Laurie Penny
22 October 2010
There's something about punishment and hierarchy that holds a guilty appeal for the British public.{C} This is...
Laurie Penny
21 October 2010
Labour let us down
Laurie Penny
19 October 2010
Margaret Thatcher may be ill, but her legacy has never been healthier. On the eve of the greatest-ever attack on...

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