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Repression

Spy Cops: Police drag out inquiry

Evidence to Pichford inquiry unlikely to be heard until mid-2019

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Late at night with an undercover

A PN worker remembers a narrow escape with a police infiltrator

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An evangelical anarchist cop

PN's editor recalls his experience of a 'police triple-decker sandwich'

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Chelsea free

Sam Archie: On 17 January, in one of his last acts as US president, Barack Obama commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence from 35 years down to seven years.

How can we Prevent government extremism?

The second part of our interview with Liz Fekete, director of the Institute of Race Relations

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Mirror me

On 13 September, military whistle-blower Chelsea Manning finally won the right to be given gender reassignment therapy, five days after she started a hunger strike.

Met apologises for undercover relationships

Eight women (and more) ‘emotionally and sexually violated with state approval’

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Lesley J Wood, Crisis and Control: The Militarization of Protest Policing

Pluto, 2014; 216pp; £16.99

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Mark Thomas, Cuckooed: A Comedy of Betrayal

1–13 December; £23; Tricycle Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Rd, London NW6 7JR; www.tricycle.co.uk or 020 7328 1000; and then around the country from February 2015 – see www.markthomasinfo.co.uk

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Clark Stoeckley, The United States vs Pvt. Chelsea Manning

OR Books, 2014; 199pp; £12. Purchase online here: http://www.orbooks.com/catalog/manning-trial/

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