Stuart White, of Jesus College, Oxford, outlines the key values of republican democracy and argues that its commitment to an active, participatory citizenship has much in common with red and green politics.
Is a fusion of these three strands in the radical tradition the way forward for a new, transnational progressive philosophy? Already the Tories are beginning to dismantle local government, local democracy and public sector trade unionism.
Matt Sellwood spoke to Richard Wilkinson, who has done just that in his book The Spirit Level'We were sleeping peacefully that night. First I wondered whether it was something they had for dinner. Soon all of us, my husband and me carrying the children were running . Hilary Wainwright and Andy Bowman consider what lessons it holds for the greening of the world economy today The police are no more our servants than corporations or the media.
Kevin Blowe examines how the government's increasingly authoritarian approach to crime and security has enabled the police to emerge from a series of scandals and controversies with their powers enhanced.
He argues that campaigners need to radically rethink their approach to policing in Britain The treatment of 12 students branded as terrorists despite no evidence being laid against them has aroused widespread anger.
A campaign on their behalf is gaining momentum across the country, writes Frances Webber The collapse in votes for mainstream parties, coupled with increasing outbreaks of strike action - official and unofficial - signifies growing political unrest in Britain. Peter Lazenby reports'God save the sex pistols they're a bunch of wholesome blokes _ They just like wearing filthy clothes and swapping filthy jokes _ God save television keep the programmes pure _ God save William Grundy from falling in manure'Red Pepper has always been about more than radical journalism.
Our origins lie in the extraordinary movement that converged across parties, movements, identities and geography to support the mining communities.
The Chesterfield Socialist Conferences, and then the Socialist Movement, attempted to realise the potential of this convergence.
As its limits became apparent, we created Red […]For generations the left has built campaigns by handing out literature on the streets and chatting with the public - but in Liverpool the police are trying to drive them from the city centre.
Andy Bowman looks at the united response'Virtual' activism and protest are not geeky or trivial, argues Neil Scott, but an important tool in modern communications and politics.
Novara Media are currently fundraising £10,000 to expand their efforts to help transform the media landscape.
Andrew Dolan interviewed Novara co-founder Aaron Bastani about new media, insurgent politics and what the future holds for Novara How should activists respond to the emerging powers in the global South, and what hope can we draw from them?
In the first of this selection of pieces by Southern writers, Vijay Prashad argues that Latin America’s ‘pink tide’ still offers radical hope, but so far has failed to gain the support from the bigger nations that could really upset the global balance of power Red Pepper is a magazine of political rebellion and dissent.