Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman.

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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.
Laurie Penny
21 July 2010
Why won’t we grow up and start planning for the future? Ahead of his first visit to the White House as Prime...
Laurie Penny
18 July 2010
The fashion statement couldn’t have been clearer. I've never given much time to the sartorial semiotics of...
Laurie Penny
15 July 2010
Vince Cable’s plans are bold and progressive, but could go further to reduce inequality. This morning, Vince...
Laurie Penny
13 July 2010
It’s hard to put your finger on what is wrong with Palin’s “Mama Grizzly” video. Contemporary...
Laurie Penny
12 July 2010
The baby boomers could risk rebellion. Not so for Generation Y. When I closed the final pages of Francis Beckett's...
Laurie Penny
10 July 2010
Mancession? Get real
Laurie Penny
07 July 2010
To criticism that a lot of people could be priced out, the response is, “That’s life.” On the bus...
Laurie Penny
04 July 2010
A cultural crash
Laurie Penny
01 July 2010
Laurie Penny: Digital Politics - Replacing 'unnecessary laws'

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