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3 Editorial Hilary Wainwright 5 Letters & Jeremy Hardy Thinks 6 Plattitudes Steve Platt 8 Under the radar Home front 9 Temperature gauge Corporate trumps 10 Debate When in Frome... 11 Natural born rebel Bus plug 30 People’s agenda The right energy bill
Politics by the people
12 Sí se puede
Andrew Dolan interviews Eduardo Maura of Podemos, the people‑powered party that is transforming Spanish politics
16 Party time
Marina Prentoulis reports on how Greece’s highly successful new left party Syriza is aiming to take power with a new kind of organisation
18 Another Scotland is
– still – possible Jonathon Shafi of the Radical Independence Campaign says it’s not finished yet
Cover illustration: hey monkey riot – www.eddbaldry.co.uk
20 In pictures: Kurdish pride
Haringey, north London, has become a safe haven for Kurds in exile from their homeland. Photos by Francis Wilmer
23 Delist the PKK
The ‘terror’ ban on support for the Kurdish struggle must be lifted, writes Melanie Sirinathsingh
24 Revolutionary resistance
The fight against ISIS in Kobane has been based on the Kurdish defenders’ deep-seated belief in their model of participatory democracy, writes Yvo Fitzherbert
26 Defending rights against the right
The rights of those who have least are under concerted attack, says Nina Power. We must organise to protect them
31 Strength in low numbers
Matilda Wnek offers a personal perspective on keeping the protest flame burning
32 COP comes of age
After the People’s Climate March, Claire Walker looks at how the climate movement should build towards COP21 in Paris 34 To camp or not to camp?
Maya Stacey on Reclaim the Power, the climate movement and the ongoing struggle for diversity
Books & Film
35 Inequality: the slow revolution
In his new book, Inequality and the 1%, Danny Dorling argues that we need a nonviolent war of attrition against the rich
38 The Blair Supremacy
Alan Simpson compares a new book on the New Labour’s time in office to his experiences as backbench socialist MP
44 Coalition cartoons
Highlights from Martin Rowson’s new book, a collection of his work in the Cameron-Clegg era
50 Pride in the fight
Siobhan McGuirk celebrates the solidarity – and humour – of a film about when lesbians and gays backed the miners
47 Book reviews
4 red pepper dec | jan 2015
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