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Comment and Analysis

Building peace through empowerment

The history of the East London Federation of Suffragettes (ELFS) holds valuable lessons and inspiration for those fighting for a Just Transition, rather than an 'arms-traders Brexit', argues Milan Rai


Case study: Sweden 1931

General strike for power shift


Diversity is Beautiful

Community print-making courses in Bristol


'I think it’s time to meet another way'

Penny Stone reflects on this year's White Poppy gathering in Edinburgh


The Personal Column: Confessions of a teenage narcissus

Jeff Cloves finds contemporary resonances in a recent stage adaptation of An American in Paris


Diary: Options beyond the hamster wheel

Samra Mayanja reflects on a Radical Routes recent ‘Re-imagining Gatherings’


Hostage Catalonia

A Spanish activist reflects on the aftermath of the recent referendum


Obituary: Helen John: 30 September 1937 – 5 November 2017

Rebecca Johnson remembers an indefatigable


Editorial: How to destroy our own movements

Activists need to find better ways to struggle with each other and to fight with each other, argues Milan Rai


Case Study: Colombia February 1997

General strike defeats austerity