Suzanne Moore is a British journalist. During her career Moore has written for Marxism Today, The Mail on Sunday, The Independent, The Guardian, and the New Statesman. In 2009, Moore resigned as a contributing editor of the New Statesman, disgusted that former spin doctor Alastair Campbell had been allowed to guest edit an issue. Moore stood as an independent candidate for the constituency of Hackney North and Stoke Newington in the 2010 U.K General Election due to her disillusionment with the main political parties.
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Thursday, August 02, 2012
Pussy Riot Remind Us That Revolution Always Begins in Culture
Some people have their eyes on the prize. A prize beyond medals. That prize is freedom, freedom of expression, freedom to protest. I am talking about Pussy Riot, who are drawing the eyes of the world to what is happening in Russia. Pussy Riot – crazy punks, yeah? No, they are not crazy, daft or naive. They are being tried for blasphemy in what is still, nominally, a secular state. They are highlighting what happens to any opposition to president Vladimir Putin and, indeed, they do look fabulous.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Instead of Being Disgusted by Poverty, We are Disgusted by Poor People Themselves
She is there whenever I go the shops. Every time I think she can't get any more skeletal, she manages it. Wild eyes staring in different directions, she must have been pretty once. I try not to look, for she is often aggressive. Sometimes, though, she is in my face and asking me to go into the shop, from which she has been banned, to buy her something. A scratchcard. She feels lucky. "Maybe some food?" I suggest pointlessly, but food is not what she craves. Food is not crack. Or luck. She has already lost every lottery going.