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Activism

Activism and... Electioneering

“This era saw PN publishing an anti-election manifesto in September 1974. ‘Don’t vote, it only encourages them,’ was the paper’s advice at the time of the earlier, February, election that year.

Activism and... Reunions

We had a reunion recently after 20 years.

Activism and... Hate

I don’t think I would label any of the emotions I have in relation to activism as “hatred”. But there are things that come close.

Activism and... Romance

I did meet my partner while we were organising a demonstration and we became close during that process.

Notts New Year

About 50 people braved the melting snows in mid-January to come to the first-ever Peace News Winter Gathering, at the Sumac Centre in Nottingham.

Activism and... Raise Your Banners

Other people go to Glastonbury; I go to Raise Your Banners.

Activism and... the Anarchist Bookfair

When I go, I feel revitalised, and reawoken, and really stimulated.

Activism and... The Women's Room by Marilyn French

It was a long time ago that I read The Women’s Room, nearly 30 years ago now. Another time in my life, almost like another life.

Activism and... Disability

“I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2nd Corinthians, 12:10

Activism and... Standing for and holding office

Because it takes so many years to actually get anywhere, even in the council election, I’ve found there’s more focus on building a campaign than actually becoming a part of the “party machine”.