Refugees and the Housing Crisis: When Sanctuary Ceases to be a...

In this article Caroline Forde reports on the housing crisis and its effects on vulnerable communities in contemporary Ireland. Interviewing Hani, a young Syrian refugee...

In Mexico City a woman wrote on the torn side of...

In Mexico City a woman wrote on the torn side of a cardboard box: “They took so much from us that they also took...

Repeal the 8th – Women’s Bodies, Anti-Colonial Struggle and a...

In this weeks special report / long-read article Hasret Cetinkaya writes about the Repeal the 8th campaign in Ireland, seeking to amend the Irish...

On Strike Against Reality: Conspiracy Thinking as the Popularisation of Critical...

Conspiracy theories and post-truth politics have figured prominently in the popular consciousness throughout 2020; growing steadily alongside public health responses to the Covid-19 pandemic....

Unpacking the Commons

One lazy afternoon in the week between Christmas and the New Year’s day - one of those days that time doesn’t really exist -...

Turkey: the organic crisis of a post-populist moment | Omer Tekdemir

This week The New Pretender republishes the following article by Omer Tekdemir, and call to discussion and debate from our comrades writing in openDemocracy. Initiated...

Our Finest Hour – A very British response to crisis |...

The coronavirus has quite predictably, though understandably, invaded all forms of media which we consume. Every newspaper is dominated by updates on the battle...

Are you saying we actually have no free speech anymore? |...

In this weekend’s long read, Steven Gormley examines the issue of free speech as it applies to speech acts which are offensive to religious...

Expectedly unprecedented: Media discourses on COVID-19 and gender violence in Mexico

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to our lifestyles. Or is it, maybe, that the pandemic has simply underscored our already lived normality,...

Is Macronism Thatcherism?

Last year, during the campaign for the French presidential election, Emmanuel Macron claimed a centrist position, distancing himself from both "Thatcher and...