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Social Struggles

We do what we need to win…

There are similarities between the UK government’s attitude towards the poor and that in Canada.

54 peace activists acquitted!

Australia, Britain, Ireland, the US

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Harvey O'Connor, 'Revolution in Seattle'

Haymarket, 2009; ISBN 978-1-931-859-74-5; 300pp; £12.99

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No new nuclear

A new anti-nuclear movement, “Stop Nuclear Power”, has organised two protest camps at Sizewell, the intended site for one of the first of a new wave of UK nuclear power plants.

Harvey Pekar, Gary Dumm and Paul Buhle, 'Students for a Democratic Society: A Graphic History'

Hill and Wang, 2009; ISBN 978-0-809-089-39-0; 224pp; £10.99

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Shell to sea

In March, almost all 27 protestors appearing before Belmullet district court in Ireland were cleared of charges in connection with the “Shell to Sea” campaign.

The Catholic Worker at 77

As Peace News heads towards its 75th anniversary next year, we cast an eye at some of our sister peace publications. This month, the extraordinary Catholic Worker.

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Connie Field (dir), 'Fair Play'

JoJo Farrell, Michael Fox and Carlos Martinez (eds.), 'Venezuela Speaks! Voices From The Grassroots'

PM Press, 2010; ISBN 978-1-604-861-08-2; 320pp; £16.99

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Movements for mountains

State terrorism, corporate mining and nonviolent resistance in India

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