New Internationalist

Articles by Kate Smurthwaite

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman...

Hateful Twitter messages and death threats have had a profound effect on Kate Smurthwaite. But the comedian and political activist refuses to be silenced.

Time to put an end to rip-off culture

Kate Smurthwaite battles the lure of capitalist-driven advertising and calls for a change.

  • November 5, 2014
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So much for free speech...

It’s a complicated issue, admits Kate Smurthwaite.

  • November 1, 2014
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Carry On Jihading?

British plans to take passports away from those ‘suspected’ of terrorism are wrong on so many counts, says Kate Smurthwaite.

  • September 3, 2014
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Cupcakes can fuck off

Our new columnist Kate Smurthwaite tires of weird infantilizing representations of women.

How much of your soul does the minimum wage buy?

Kate Smurthwaite suggests overthrowing capitalism to avoid smutty workplace t-shirts… 

  • June 16, 2014
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The BBC having Clegg and Farage debate immigration is a bad-taste joke

It’s like asking whether you should beat your wife weekly or daily, complains Kate Smurthwaite.

  • March 31, 2014
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