The Republican Future for the Irish Left? Socialist Strategy and the...

The developments of the Irish General Election (2020) represents an historic juncture for the left in Ireland. The question of left-strategy seems more urgent...

Amok Runners: Crisis of Patriarchy and Gender Violence in Turkey |...

In this long read and original essay for the New Pretender, Alev Özkazanç writes about the prevalence of gender based violence against women and members...

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...

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...

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....

Reflections on Violence against Women and Mainstream Media in Ireland

We Rise, We Chant and We March, and still We are not Heard Ana Kriegel, Jastine Valdez, Joanne Ball, Natalia Karaczyn. These are the names...

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...

Seizing the moment? Scotland, Coronavirus and the question of Independence |...

A recent poll from Panelbase for the Sunday Times provided some heady tonic for the Westminster establishment and Unionists regarding the current mood in...

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...