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Eleanor Penny is a writer and editor at Novara Media and Red Pepper Magazine.
The strikes offer a partial, fleeting glimpse beyond the crisis – into the better world available with the help of well-funded, community-owned care.
Though injustice relies on language, it does not simply exist in language, and language alone won’t be able to undo it.
It’s easy to hand out prizes – much harder to actually take action against climate change.
Strippers on the big screen are typically gritty decoration or gruesome punchlines. In Lorene Scafaria’s film, they're working-class women trying to build decent lives.
The shootings in El Paso are the latest expression of an unfounded and racist mythology.
For those committed to capitalism’s longevity, colonising space is an obvious solution to structural crises.
We can rehabilitate the universal; we can find axes of solidarity. But not by stamping out plurality, or through the dogged denial of difference.
As the waters rise, the rich are readying their arks to escape oncoming environmental crisis.
The Women’s Strike magnifies how our economic system is only a few levels of female fury away from total collapse.
Behind their brand of ideology-free politics lies a commitment to reheated orthodoxies that gave us Brexit and the 2008 crash.