Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman.

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Laurie Penny
14 June 2010
John Gray’s article names not a single woman writer, nor any writer of colour. Science fiction is pertinent, and...
Laurie Penny
12 June 2010
We need the courage to see all of our personal battlegrounds as part of a sustained and coherent movement. Not every...
Laurie Penny
11 June 2010
Who cares about a bunch of misogynist jocks tossing a ball around?
10 June 2010
Laurie Penny manoeuvres through a scenario that lets women strike back. Hey Baby LadyKillas Inc At first click, Hey...
Laurie Penny
07 June 2010
Let’s be clear: this video game is neither an incitement to real-world crime nor a manifesto for lasting social...
Laurie Penny
03 June 2010
There is nothing edgy or iconoclastic about violence against women.
Laurie Penny
01 June 2010
By inviting Niall Ferguson to revise the history curriculum, the Tories reveal their nostalgia for imperialism.
Laurie Penny
29 May 2010
It is patriarchy rather than religion that oppresses women across the world.
Laurie Penny
27 May 2010
It’s all over for sex-and-shopping feminism
The Staggers
17 May 2010
Modern politics and the Facebook paradox.
Cultural Capital
28 April 2010
Baby boomer apologetics aren't enough for young people who've been robbed of what is rightfully theirs
Cultural Capital
16 April 2010
The TV debates show the importance of ancient rhetorical skills.
The Staggers
14 April 2010
Positive engagement with the digital generation interests the political classes only when they want
Cultural Capital
23 March 2010
Laurie Penny: In defence of the download