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Activism and ... Women only

It’s not really something I ever think about. I’ve never done a women-only action, but I’ve been involved in a few women-only spaces, and that’s been an interesting experience.

In the pink

Medea Benjamin is probably best known outside the US for her disruption of a series of high-profile events with then-defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld and others. She is co-founder of CODEPINK: Women for Peace. Gabriel Carlyle spoke to her at a meeting of the Drones Campaign Network in Birmingham.



Activism and ... Office space

Well, I’ve had my bedroom used as an office, and I’ve used my bedroom as an office. I’ve also used an office as my bedroom.

S Brian Willson, Blood on the Tracks: The Life and Times of S. Brian Willson

PM Press, 2011; 500pp; £14.99


Deliberate malice

Babs Tucker, London

ImageRe: article by Rikki Blue (PN 2532).

Wrexham honoured

Wrexham Peace & Justice Forum, which has been actively working for peace and justice in and around Wrexham (and beyond) since 2003, has been chosen to receive the third annual Arthur Hewlett Pe

Just Do It: A tale of modern day outlaws. Directed by Emily James

DVD 90 mins . Available for £10 + £2.50 p&p from justdoitfilm.com


Activism and ... Christmas

I suppose for me as a Christian activist Christmas is a particularly important time of the year.

Activism and... criminal records

This morning I was sacked... again. Not because of anything I had done, or not done, in my job; I had been a model worker in my work as a trainee (unpaid and therefore without rights) teaching assistant.


Edinburgh university occupied

Students protest tuition fee hike.