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Jones, Sian

Ian Thomas: 29 March 1963 – 28 December 2012

In December, our good friend Ian Thomas died, unexpectedly, aged 49. He had a heart attack while asleep at home in Southampton.

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Howard Clark (ed), 'People Power: Unarmed Resistance and Global Solidarity'

Pluto Press 2009; ISBN 978-0-74-532-901-7; 256pp; £17.99

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Nadje al-Ali and Nicola Pratt, 'What Kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq'

University of California Press, 2009; ISBN 978-0-520-257-29-0; 240pp; £17.95

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Sheila Rowbotham, ' Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and Love'

Verso, 2008; ISBN 9781844672950; 534pp; £24.99

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Laura Sjoberg and Caron E. Gentry, 'Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics'

Zed Books, 2007; ISBN 978-1-84277-866-1; 232pp; £17.99

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Carry on camping

On 8 March, Aldermaston Women's Peace Camp (AWPC) read in The Independent that we were packing up our camp for the last time; famous people were mourning our loss and messages of

Krista Hunt and Kim Rygiel (eds), 'EnGendering the War on Terror, War Stories and Camouflaged Politics'

Ashgate, 2006; ISBN 075644812; 234pp; £55

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Women take on nuke factory

By the time parliament voted in March 2007 to replace the Trident nuclear submarine fleet, AWE was busy building new facilities to test, design and build new warheads -- while the governme

Faslane 365: "an obligation to act"

Later in the month, groups from Ireland, Leicester, Staffordshire and Stoke all blockaded successfully.

Resistance and persistence

As our space to protest becomes increasingly curtailed by new legislation from a government obsessed with order and terror, more than 200 people from a diverse range of groups and campaigns