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Activist History

Case Study: France: February – April 2006

Students and unions defeat jobs law

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LA Kauffman, Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

Verso, 2017; 256pp; £9.99

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Testament of youth

Bill Hetherington, archivist, Peace Pledge Union, London

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Oppose the censorship of the ‘anti-hate speech’ Bolsheviks

Christopher Drape draws lessons for today's activists from the tragic history of the Russian Revolution

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Juley Howard with Faith Moulin, Righteous Anger: One Woman’s Action for Peace 1983–1993

FeedARead.com, 2017; 372pp; £8.99

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CND and direct action

An extract from a new book marking CND’s 60th birthday

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Case Study: Kuwait 2002–2005

Women struggle for the vote

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How it nearly went wrong for CND

On CND's 60th anniversary, PN recalls the origins of the campaign's commitment to unilateralism

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A Oes Heddwch? Working for peace in Wales – yesterday and today

Jane Harries surveys Wales' 'hidden histories'

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Alison Ronan ed, The Women’s Peace Crusade 1917–1918: Crusading Women in Manchester and East Lancashire

Manchester Metropolitan University, 2017; 102pp; £5

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