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Laurie Penny

Laurie Penny

    Young and extremely clever digital activists are wasted in jail
    Young and extremely clever digital activists are wasted in jail
    Why is the United States sending some of its best young minds to jail? Jeremy Hammond, a 28-year-old digital activist from Chicago, has just been...
    Nobody likes a feminist, but that's okay
    Nobody likes a feminist, but that's okay
    Nobody likes a feminist.
    Search for salvation times out
    Search for salvation times out
    As an experiment, Miller, a New Yorker who has lived and worked online for half his life, spent a year in self-imposed exile from social media,...
    It is misogyny not empowerment
    It is misogyny not empowerment
    There's more to subversion than stripping and sequins. Burlesque was once a truly radical form of working-class theatre, with 19th-century...