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Jen Izaakson

Jen is a PhD student at the CRMEP

Jen Izaakson is an Economic Sociology graduate of the LSE now undertaking a PhD, writing about ideology, anti-racism/fascism and terrorism.

Lee Rigby's Killing: The Problem With 'Terrorism'

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, commented: "We have to redouble our efforts to confront the poisonous narrative of extremism and violence that lay behind this." Is Mr Cameron against violence? He supports wars abroad - they are most definitely violent, in a highly organised fashion. Does violence somehow change by location?
20/12/2013 10:48 GMT

Child Abuse Will Continue Until We Rethink Children's Rights

We live in a society where children are constantly told to "do as their told" without explanation. The mantra "always do as adults say" passed down for generations. So when that means being told to put up with forced sexual activity by an adult and staying quiet about it, guess what sometimes happens?
28/11/2013 11:47 GMT

A Ban on the Veil Is an Attack on Our Freedoms

Let's defend a woman's right to choose. Women should not be told what to do with their bodies, whether that's regarding abortion or what they want to wear, regardless of whether we agree with why they want to wear it.
20/09/2013 11:20 BST

Selfridges Staff Were Right to Refuse Service to EDL Leader

The staff member at Selfridges should be commended for his actions. There needs to be maximum opposition to fascism. Whether that's turning up for a protest, denouncing the EDL online as the Nazi scum they are or refusing to sell them designer underwear, to take a phrase from a far more down-market store than where Tommy Robinson shops, 'every little helps'.
17/09/2013 12:52 BST