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Radical Living

Action is all

Ciaron O'Reilly, London

ImageAt the Catholic Worker we have a theory.

Activism and … Eviction

Being evicted from your home leaves deep scars and although there may be much support, sometimes you can get done-over by so-called supporters.

Hussein Lucas, After Summerhill: What happened to the pupils of Britain’s most radical school?

Herbert Adler Publishing, 2011; 224pp; £9.95


Ceres and the Community Gardens of Melbourne

Russ McPherson responds to an article on Metalkova social centre in Slovenia in PN 2535 with his own experiences in Australia


Hosting refugees

Coventry Peace House is a housing co-op, a shelter, a base for community projects in Coventry, and a centre for campaigning.

The Really Free School

Military conversion

Peace News last visited the Slovenian long-lived social centre, Metelkova, in 1995. Michael Pooler stopped by when the PEDAL: 100 Days to Palestine cycle ride to Palestine passed through last month.


Iain McKell, The New Gypsies, with essays by Val Williams and Ezmeralda Sanger

Prestel, 2011; 128 pp, 80 colour illustrations; £24.99 in hardcover


No Borders in Brussels: Becoming a Movement

Dariush Sokolov reports from No Borders' camp