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Activism

Margaretta D'Arcy thanks supporters and highlights role of women in conflict resolution

From opposing Ireland allowing the US military to use Shannon Airport to Limerick Prison

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A Trial for Transparency and an American’s Impression of the British Legal System

US perspective on Emily John's arrest, trial and recent sentencing following protests against the Bexhill Link Road.

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Rob Hopkins, The Power of Just Doing Stuff: How Local Action Can Change the World

Green Books, 2013; 160pp; £8.99

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Alcoholic and activist

Three ex-drinkers share their experience, strength and hope

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Activism and ... Converting the enemy

I was taken from the court to the cells below, waving goodbye to friends and supporters at the back of the court. My pocket were emptied and everything in a bag.

Diary: Post-action blues

Clare Cochrane ruminates on the emotional ups and downs of campaigning

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Activism and ... Unhappiness

I am very unhappy that you have asked me this question. I used to believe that if you weren’t miserable, you weren’t politically conscious.

David Gee, Holding Faith: Creating Peace in a Violent World

Quaker Books, 2011; 144pp; £8

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Kathleen M. Blee, Democracy in the making: How Activist Groups Form

OUP USA, 2012; 224pp; £18.99

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