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Issue 2651 | March 2021

The power of nonviolent action

Veteran activist Lisa Fithian reflects on what really threatens the powers that be

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‘Constant, sustained direct action’

An interview with two founder members of Palestine Action

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This is ‘the true America’

The US has regularly opposed democracy, overthrowing democratically elected leaders it doesn't like, Milan Rai reminds us

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Features

Choose to challenge

Ann Kramer reflects on International Women's Days past, present and future

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Hold onto your placards

Corporations want trade deals that deregulate and marketise society

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‘A woman’s going to send the bombs’

A black woman marks the election of another black woman as vice-president of the US

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A generous economics

Emily Johns looks at the ideas behind the Artist Support Pledge

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News

The bomb is banned

On 22 January, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became law

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‘Government broke equalities law’ says equalities watchdog

Home office failed in its legal duties towards black Britons - report

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Spycops scandal rumbles on

Are UK police still spying on activists?, asks inquiry head

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This is ‘the true America’

The US has regularly opposed democracy, overthrowing democratically elected leaders it doesn't like, Milan Rai reminds us

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Comment

Poynted remarks

Our columnist takes on the pandemic conspiracy theorists

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What else

Trump's trial should be used to put the truth about Trumpism before the US people

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Diary: 'They know that change is a lifelong journey'

Is living in desperately bad material circumstances a pre-requisite for a revolutionary society?, wonders our Leeds cooperator

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Radical music:'we will dance the can-can with our friends at ICAN'

22 January saw a landmark moment for the global peace movement – the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons entered into force on 22 January 2021 after it reached

News

Court refuses to extradite or release Assange

Wikileaks founder denied bail pending US appeal

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Invest in the climate, not combat

Arms company blockaded on anniversary of Paris climate agreement

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Anti-HS2 camp cleared

'Beacon of truth' bamboo tower erected in river Colne

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‘Death to the enemies!’

Ukrainian journalist and conscientious objector attacked 

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What’s the statue of a slave trader worth?

Four charged for toppling Colston statue

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