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<p>Laurie Penny is a writer and journalist. She writes for<br />Vice, the Guardian and many other publications, and is a<br />columnist and Contributing Editor at the New Statesman<br />magazine. She was the youngest person to be shortlisted<br />for the Orwell Prize for political writing on her blog ‘Penny<br />Red’. She has reported on radical politics, protest, digital<br />culture and feminism from around the world, working with<br />activists from the Occupy movement and the European<br />youth uprisings. She has 160,000 followers on Twitter and in 2012 won the British Media Awards’ ‘Twitter Public<br />Personality of the Year’ prize. Laurie is a nerd, a nomad<br />and an activist. She is thirty years old and lives in London.</p>

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