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Comment and Analysis

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

Rebecca Johnson remembers an indefatigable


Hostage Catalonia

A Spanish activist reflects on the aftermath of the recent referendum


Diary: Options beyond the hamster wheel

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


The Personal Column: Confessions of a teenage narcissus

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


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

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


Diversity is Beautiful

Community print-making courses in Bristol


Case study: Sweden 1931

General strike for power shift


Editorial: The secret of Hitler’s victory

Violence and a lack of principle helped undermine the movements against German fascism in the 1930s - today's social movements should take heed, argues Milan Rai


Study war lots more

How the armed forces and arms companies influence our schools and colleges


Bruce Kent: As I please

We owe the 'refuseniks' more than we know, says Bruce Kent