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Social Justice

Theatre v. Poverty Porn

Playwright Leon Fleming on the biographical inspiration behind his new play 'Kicked in the Sh*tter' and why he believes that theatre is the greatest medium we have created for dragging thoughts out of a society.

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Jeremy Seabrook, Cut Out – living without welfare

Pluto Press, 2016; 224pp; £12.99

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Sisters Uncut

The feminists fighting austerity

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First to die, to fight, to march

An open letter from the Wretched of the Earth bloc about the ‘People’s March for Climate, Justice and Jobs’ on 29 November

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Kerry-Anne Mendoza, Austerity: The Demolition of the Welfare State and the Rise of the Zombie Economy

New Internationalist, 2015; 192pp; £9.99

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Anti-austerity protests sweep across the UK

250,000 march in London as meals on wheels slashed by 81%

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Anti-austerity: the dragon rises!

Welsh campaigners open cultural front

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Why 'why Labour lost' matters to anarchists, anti-cuts activists and climate campaigners

Ed Miliband didn’t lose because he was 'too left-wing’

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Undermining Haiti's Minimum Wage

As condemnations of Haiti's minimum wage increase are ringing out the long and disturbing history of external interference leading to a race down to the bottom needs to be remembered.

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A black day for PN

For the first time in its 76-year history, the content in Peace News this month is entirely the work of people of colour.

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