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Sarah Everard’s killer pleads guilty—questions remain

Sarah Everard’s killer pleads guilty—questions remain The cop who killed Sarah Everard pleaded guilty to her murder last week.

How capitalism tries to profit from our bodies

How capitalism tries to profit from our bodies The new series of Love Island is launching. Sophie Squire investigates why certain body types are marketed to us, and the pressure to buy into them

Rape conviction figures show how the system fails women

Rape conviction figures show how the system fails women The Tories have been forced to apologise for “failing” rape victims after the number of convictions for rape plummeted.

Letters—Why sexual harassment of young women is normalised

Letters—Why sexual harassment of young women is normalised I wasn’t surprised by the latest report describing the scale of sexual harassment faced by young women. No young woman would have been.

Cop pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard

Cop pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard A Met police officer has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and raping Sarah Everard, who disappeared while walking home in south London in March.

Pandemic has worsened inequality and state repression, warns Amnesty report

Pandemic has worsened inequality and state repression, warns Amnesty report Inequality, oppression and state repression have deepened across the globe during the pandemic, according to a damning new report.

To kill the bill, protests must continue to grow

05 April 2021
The police are taking their revenge on people who have joined Kill The Bill protests.

Anger as police action at Clapham Common is deemed to have been ‘justified’

30 March 2021
A "watchdog"—in truth a tame servant—has found the Metropolitan Police “acted appropriately” at the vigil held for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common earlier this month.

Thousands protest across Britain after third night of police violence in Bristol

27 March 2021
Big marches against the Tories' police bill took place in towns and cities across Britain.

Letters—The police put us in danger at protests in Newcastle

26 March 2021
Our demonstration in Newcastle against the police bill and violence against women wasn’t as dramatic as the one in Bristol. But the police made us less safe.

Struggles to tear out the roots of sexism

23 March 2021
United class struggle can undermine sexism and offer hope of liberation. But that doesn't mean sidelining the battle against oppression, writes Isabel Ringrose

Could longer sentences help to protect women? 

22 March 2021
A new movement has brought to the fore questions about how we beat sexism. Sadie Robinson argues liberation won’t come through the current justice system

Pepper spray, dogs, batons and horses—police were the real thugs in Bristol

22 March 2021
The establishment has reacted with horror to the furious protest that erupted in Bristol on Sunday. Around 5,000 people joined a demonstration against the new Tory police bill that would make it much harder for people to protest.

‘We’ll unite to kill Tory police bill,’ vow activists from across movements

18 March 2021
A call to unite and resist the Tories’ protest-smashing Police Bill went out from an online meeting

We need ‘serious disruption’ to kill Tory police bill

17 March 2021
MPs have taken another step towards making it much harder for people to protest in Britain.

Thousands take to streets as MPs clear way for protest-smashing Police Bill

16 March 2021
Chants of “Kill the Bill” rang out in Parliament Square on Tuesday night. Thousands of people took to the streets against a new assault on the right to protest—as well as sexism and the police.

Protests have power to disrupt their system

16 March 2021
The rage of women on the streets across Britain this week at the system and the police showed the state was losing control.

The establishment quakes following police violence

16 March 2021
The scenes of police attacking protesters in Clapham sent the establishment into a mini meltdown.

Protests say Met boss should go

16 March 2021
Calls are growing louder for Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Cressida Dick to resign following the police’s violent handling of the Sarah Everard vigil last Saturday.

Third night of mass protest takes on sexism and police repression

15 March 2021
Over 1,000 angry protesters raged through the streets of central London on Monday on the third night of protest against the sexist system

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