Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman. She is the author of five books, most recently Unspeakable Things.
The prime minister's crackdown on entitlement culture is misplaced and dangerous.
There are many problems with this series, but subtlety isn’t one of them.
The message from the Alfie Meadows case is clear: if you protest, the police can do what they like to you.
The normalisation of exploitation is the real scandal here.
When somebody is paid to say the worst possible thing, it allows someone else to say the next worst.
There is plenty of "awareness" of eating disorders in the media but just as much complicity in the idea that starvation is a legitimate expression of female distress, says Laurie Penny.
Laurie Penny's eyebrow-raising encounter with a media studies professor at Occupy Wall Street.
Twitter to the left of me, Daily Mail to the right: here I am, stuck in the middle.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May