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Activist History

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Help PN publish Andrea Needham's account of Britain's most daring anti-arms trade action

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60 years ago: Letters to the Editor

The letters pages in Peace News have long been a forum for debate on pacifist ideas: the August 1955 issues were no exception.

David Rosenberg, Rebel Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London's Radical History

Pluto, 2015; 320pp; £9.99

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The Banning of Bertie

How Britain's greatest living philosopher lost his sense of humour, but got the last laugh.

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70 years ago: Germans who could not fight

As the Second World War’s killing ended – in the European theatre at least – news emerged from recently-liberated concentration camps and extermination camps.

BR Ambedkar and Arundhati Roy, Annihilation of Caste: The Annotated Critical Edition

Verso 2015; 416pp; £16.99

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Jody Williams' 'Peace Jam' in Winchester

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams spoke recently at Winchester University.

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Ava DuVernay (dir), Selma

2014; 128 mins

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Richard Müller & the Revolutionary Shop Stewards

PN recounts some of the achievements of a neglected figure (and movement) from the German resistance to WW1

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75 years ago: He wants to see us banned by Smith’s