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Activism

Time on your hands?

From French farmers who resisted the Nazis to ‘just banking’ and the idea of utopia: PN's reviews editor provides a quirky selection of on- and off-line activism-related resources for anyone who’s feeling the hours drag.

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Diary: 'next time, I think I’ll leave my car at home'

Cath Bann is caught up in the maelstrom

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It is not just a bunch of flowers

An XR act of gratitude to Brixton police officers was painful and racist

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Making peace

Bexhill meeting explores UN Charter

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Money, money, money

The Metropolitan police more than doubled their spending on policing the protests against the DSEI arms fair in East London, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

How to build a movement that wins

Another extract from the Climate Resistance Handbook

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Turning ‘ghosts’ into active members

Some thoughts on how to improve meetings from a fed-up campaigner

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Lessons from a Dark Time & Call Them By Their True Names

Adam Hochschild, Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays, University of California Press, 2018; 296pp; £22
Rebecca Solnit, Call Them By Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays), Granta, 2018; 188pp; £12.99

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LA Kauffman, How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organising and Resistance

University of California Press, 2018; 152pp; £17.99

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Why protests are usually a waste of time

Activists need to go on the offensive argues veteran campaigner George Lakey

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