Leonie Rushforth writes reviews and other articles for print and online journals. Her poetry is published in literary magazines, most recently in Prototype, and is anthologised in Oxford Poets; she has been a judge for the Costa and the Forward Prizes. She contributes podcasts for the Socialist Correspondent and is a Labour Party activist in Hackney.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: OpinionFeeling good! Rising to the occasion!
Including one or two points Chancellor Merkel might like to know about UK mass events.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: OpinionMedia spectacle
Was 9/11 the first time you became aware of the impact of media spectacle on our lives?
Published in: Home: OpinionWhoever owns the youth: a Reader (Pt. 1)
The lesson here is not simply the description of violence designed to frighten children, it is in itself a form of violence
Published in: Home: OpinionJust the beginning of a dynamic healthcare experience
" The Trust’s board... had not anticipated mobilisation in defence of non-marketable democracy at a level that would...
Published in: HomeSpeaking for ourselves
'You’re on mute! ' was actually a perturbing reminder of the ways in which we have all been silenced
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Knowing your place
Thinking of some lines of poetry by Derek Mahon.