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Activist History

Remember Molesworth

On 29 June, there was a ceremony organised by the Molesworth Peace Garden Group and Christian CND to rededicate the peace garden and to remember peace activism at USAF Molesworth in Cambridgeshire.

Stonewall: 50th Anniversary

A round-up of exhibitions and books marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots


Case study: United States 1987 – 1989

LGBT direct action wins access to drugs


Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson, Striking Women: Struggles and strategies of South Asian women workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet

Lawrence & Wishart, 2018; 226pp; £18


Nathan Stoltzfus, Hitler’s Compromises: coercion and consensus in Nazi Germany

Yale University Press, 2016; 432pp; £30


The human guinea pigs

The pacifists who volunteered for medical trials during the Second World War


From Greenham to the Bar

A lawyer traces her roots back to 15 months in a peace camp


Case Study: Peru, 1918–1919

Workers’ general strike wins eight-hour day



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Case Study: Colombia, 2013

Coffee farmers win a living wage