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Comment and Analysis

Radical Music: 'Turn! Turn! Turn!'

Penny Stone celebrates the music of Pete Seeger


Case study: United States 1987 – 1989

LGBT direct action wins access to drugs


Reasons to be cheerful, Part Two

Signs of the power of grassroots action is all around us, argues Milan Rai


Poynted remarks

Our columnist takes on the lack of abortion rights in Northern Ireland


Bruce Kent: As I please

'Weapons are supposed to bring security”


Diary: 'I propose starting with study circles'

'Is it an anarchist utopia? Of course not, don't be silly.'


Obituary: Paul Flynn: 9 February 1935 – 17 February 2019

'Thinking man's Dennis Skinner' was indefatigable peace campaigner


Radical music: 'Solo es nuestro deseo ... acabar con el fascismo'

'So comrades come rally, for this is the time and place'


Obituary: Jane Buxton: 22 May 1925 – 21 February 2019

Jane Buxton, a founder member of the Committee of 100, was deeply affected by the decision to manufacture atomic and nuclear weapons in the 1950s and 1960s.

Case Study: Peru, 1918–1919

Workers’ general strike wins eight-hour day