Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman.

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Laurie Penny
08 September 2010
Invoking the Blitz implies that there are no alternatives to the coming austerity.
Laurie Penny
05 September 2010
The real problem with sensationalising misogyny is that misogyny is not sensational.
Laurie Penny
29 August 2010
Girls outperform boys in education and graduate employment — but feminists have no reason to celebrate
Laurie Penny
26 August 2010
Does Climate Camp show us the future of youth activism?
Laurie Penny
24 August 2010
As they welcome their new daughter, the Camerons should consider how coalition cuts will affect the babies born in Britain today
Laurie Penny
22 August 2010
On the front line of the eco-war.
Laurie Penny
18 August 2010
The west must not use women’s rights to justify war
Laurie Penny
15 August 2010
For the rich and the middle-aged, property remains a commodity fetish.
Laurie Penny
12 August 2010
The equalities minister, Lynne Featherstone, wants us to embrace Mad Men’s curvy secretary Joan as a role model. Wrong choice, right idea.
08 August 2010
The sexual appeal of Margaret Thatcher, “the bloody Lib Dems” and the true meaning of “the big society".
Laurie Penny
08 August 2010
The sexual appeal of Margaret Thatcher, “the bloody Lib Dems” and the true meaning of “the big society"
Laurie Penny
03 August 2010
We need to stop rehashing tired formulations of hierarchy and privilege and start telling some new stories.
Laurie Penny
27 July 2010
Gay jokes and Carry-On commentating
Books
26 July 2010
Laurie Penny gives her verdict on Francis Beckett's latest book.

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