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Race

Michael Stewart, The Gypsy ‘Menace’: Populism and the New Anti-Gypsy Politics

C Hurst & Co, 2012; 224pp; £18.95

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Hoodies for Trayvon

On 21 March, Occupy activists joined thousands of others in Union Square Park, New York, to protest at the shooting dead of unarmed 17-year old Trayvon Martin.

Go, move, shift!

Charlotte Potter-Powell examines the purpose and effect of solidarity actions at Dale Farm as the barricades rise higher around the Travellers’ site in Essex.

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Activism and... Being black

I suppose one of the things is that I don't see myself as “black”. I don't give myself a label. I'm just trying to stay alive, and do the things that can make that happen.

Paul Gilroy & Stuart Hall, 'Black Britain: A Photographic History' and Antonio Giustozzi, 'Koran, Kalashnikov and Laptop: The Neo-Taliban Insurgency in Afghanistan'

Saqi Books, 2007; ISBN: 978- 0863565403; £19.99. Koran, Kalashnikov and Laptop: The Neo-Taliban Insurgency in Afghanistan, Hurst, 2007; ISBN: 978-1850658733 pp. 259; £16.99

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Martin Luther King gave me a dream for Korea

I was born and raised in Pyong Yang, now the capital city of North Korea.

Michael Moore, 'Stupid White Men... and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!'

Regan Books, 2002. ISBN 0060392452, 304pp

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