Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman.

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Laurie Penny
15 October 2010
The capitalist delusions of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A sickly pink rash has descended on the high street....
Laurie Penny
12 October 2010
Lifting the cap on tuition fees isn't just an attack on young people -- it's much, much worse than that. It...
Laurie Penny
09 October 2010
The plight of the X Factor hopeful reminds us of the power of reality television. Nothing is real until it's been...
Laurie Penny
05 October 2010
A divided society
Laurie Penny
28 September 2010
Behind the railroad pass in the quiet backstreets of central Manchester, the Young Labour Party is in full swing and,...
Laurie Penny
27 September 2010
Manchester, 2008. With the financial edifices of Wall Street and the City of London tumbling like dominoes, the Labour...
Laurie Penny
24 September 2010
Now the Pope has gone home, the left needs to rediscover the courage of its convictions. The atmosphere amongst the...
Laurie Penny
23 September 2010
Curves aren't progress
Laurie Penny
19 September 2010
Why the coalition's welfare plans are damaging and dangerous
Laurie Penny
17 September 2010
Those planning to protest the Pope's visit are not instinctively anti-Catholic. But justice demands
Laurie Penny
15 September 2010
Upsetting vegetarians was only part of the point of this ensemble.
Laurie Penny
12 September 2010
New details change everything — and nothing — about the Sabbar Kushur verdict.
Laurie Penny
11 September 2010
Moving Tony Blair's autobiography in bookshops shows that young people are not willing to be sold the wrong story
Laurie Penny
09 September 2010
Despite evidence to the contrary, there are still people doing beautiful things in the name of religion

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