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Nicholson, Patrick

Radical Technology revisited

Looking back at a book that sowed seedbombs


James Marriott & Mika Minio-Paluello, The Oil Road: Journeys from the Caspian Sea to the City of London

Verso, 2012; 344pp; £16.99


Combe Haven Defenders

A warning of things to come: a temporary anti-road camp on the South Coast


The Bomb: a partial history, in two parts

Directed by Nicholas Kent; Tricycle Theatre, London,

9 February – 1 April;


Review: 'The Bomb'

Patrick Nicholson reviews the new play at the Tricycle on nuclear weapons.


Anne Gut, Vitale Bruno, "Depleted Uranium: Deadly, Dangerous & Indiscriminate"; Dan Fahley, "Science or Science Fiction: Facts, myths and propaganda in the debate over depleted uranium weapons & The use of depleted uranium in the 2003 Iraq war"

Translated from the French, Depleted Uranium: Deadly, Dangerous & Indiscriminate: The Full Picture attempts to bridge the gap between campaigning polemic and scientific argumen

Just Do It: A tale of modern day outlaws. Directed by Emily James

DVD 90 mins . Available for £10 + £2.50 p&p from justdoitfilm.com


Michael Chanan (dir), Chronicle of Protest: a Video Diary

2011, 90 mins plus extras. Produced in collaboration with Roehampton University, London, and New Statesman. Available for £6 via www.chronicleofprotest-thefilm.co.uk


Decision Day at Dale Farm: 19 September

Patrick Nicholson gives a view behind the barricades of organising resistance to the Dale Farm eviction


John Stewart. Victory Against All The Odds: The story of how the campaign to stop a third runway at Heathrow was won

HACAN, 2011; 52pp; available from HACAN, 13 Stockwell Road, London SW9 9AU for £5 inc. p&p, or free to download from www.hacan.org.uk