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Louise Perry is a New Statesman contributing writer and a campaigner against sexual violence.
It is wrong to assume that publicly talking about sex will necessarily lead to people having better sex lives.
We should be aware of America’s cultural imperialism, whether it comes in the form of Coca-Cola or virtuous political causes.
Flashy stunts are not the answer to the climate crisis stalemate.
Injecting a mysterious substance into the body feels unsettling, and this feeling can’t be effectively countered with smug, technocratic messaging.
Aggressive sexual culture isn’t created in a bubble, so why do we expect schools to tackle it as such?
From pensions to pubs to vaccine passports, young people’s frustration with the “selfish boomers” is boiling over.
What a new book, written by a neuroscientist and heroin user, gets wrong about drug decriminalisation.
The Sussexes are playing to a young, American audience who have no interest in obedience to tradition.
Researchers have discovered that heavy use of social media, for adolescent girls, is correlated more strongly with anxiety and depression than is the use of heroin.
What a New York Times report on a popular blog reveals about progressives’ difficult relationship with free speech.