Laurie Penny

Young and extremely clever digital activists are wasted in jail

Why is the United States sending some of its best young minds to jail?

Nobody likes a feminist, but that’s okay

Attempts to sex up and spruce up feminism to make it more palatable takes away its reason to exist, writes Laurie Penny.

Search for salvation times out

Can anyone escape the internet? Tech journalist Paul Miller decided to give it a try.

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.

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