Ahead of Christmas, our resident cartoonist, Silvia Carrus, takes on the commercialisation of feminism
Guest Blogger // 24 December 2016
Following the first UK exhibition of the work of Yves Saint Laurent, Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer examines the language used to describe the fashion designer and his work, and wonders whether this is all about making sales
Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer // 12 January 2016
Gemma Varnom takes a second glance at Black Mirror‘s ’15 Million Merits’ and ‘White Bear’ episodes and wonders if we are inching ever closer to the horrifying and oppressive society...
Holly Combe // 7 February 2015
Gemma Varnom takes a second glance at Black Mirror's '15 Million Merits' and 'White Bear' episodes and wonders if we are inching ever closer to the horrifying and oppressive society they depict
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Amelia Handy muses on the aspirational formula behind The Apprentice and argues that quotas recommending the 'add-woman-and-stir' recipe to companies are not good enough when we have an economic system that values profit over people
Guest Blogger // 12 December 2014
Lorna Wilson on why the latest Special K advert is just more of the same capitalist shaming of women
Guest Blogger // 24 December 2013
The male Left's tendency to focus on a unifying working class struggle ignores the differing experiences of men and women, argues Elisa, particularly when it comes to sex work
Elise Haf // 28 July 2013
Elisa argues that it is impossible to be both fiscally conservative and morally "liberal" on issues such as abortion rights, gender equality and gay rights
Guest Blogger // 19 November 2012
Sade's words of encouragement in the face of adversity are as relevant today as they were in Thatcher's 1984
Holly Combe // 4 August 2012
Canadian new wave synth-pop made famous by raccoons resisting the corporate plans of a greedy aardvark millionaire
Holly Combe // 16 July 2012
Disclaimer: This article will discuss my personal feelings about anti-capitalism, anarcho-communism and their relationships with feminism (and other systems of oppression). Because of this, I will not be discussing the...
Natalie Dzerins // 24 January 2012
In a blatant attempt to divert attention from the disastrous NHS bill currently going through the Lords, David Cameron yesterday urged us all to shop an illegal immigrant. Not wealthy,...
Laura // 11 October 2011
I expect the headline above would be dismissed by Tory MP Philip Davies as yet more “leftwing hysteria” but it precisely reflects something he has seriously suggested: “The people who...
Holly Combe // 17 June 2011
If the likes of Nadine “I-heart-depriving-women-of-the-right-to-determine-the-course-of-their-own-lives” Dorries and co. are to be believed, the real problem with thongs and padded bras being marketed at young girls and pop culture being...
Laura // 2 June 2011
Feminism risks becoming a meaningless word, co-opted by capitalism and right-wing politicians such as Sarah Palin, according to Nina Power’s latest book. Sian Norris has more This explosive book with...
Jess McCabe // 16 February 2011
Feminism risks becoming a meaningless word, co-opted by capitalism and right-wing politicians such as Sarah Palin, according to Nina Power's latest book. Sian Norris has more
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A new zine called Dangerous Conversations is due to launch later in 2011, and thee people behind it are calling for submissions – they’re also looking for others to participate...
Jess McCabe // 9 January 2011