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Carlyle, Gabriel

A. W. Zurbrugg (ed), Not Our War: Writings Against the First World War & Ernst Friedrich, War against war!

A. W. Zurbrugg (ed), Not Our War: Writings Against the First World War (Merlin Press, 2014; 264pp; £12.95) / Ernst Friedrich, War against war! (Spokesman, 2014; 242pp; £9.99)

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Shannon O'Leary & Joan Reilly (eds), The big feminist BUT ...

Alternative Comics, 2014; 200pp; $20 + shipping from www.indyworld.com

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First peoples

Weapons, but no war, at the Natural History Museum's pre-history exhibition

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Alice Wheeldon was a prophet

Another story-poster from PN's 'The World is My Country' project

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Reaping

As the UK sends five additional armed Reaper drones to Afghanistan, campaigners continue to challenge government secrecy surrounding British drone operations.

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Afghans pay price for US refusal to make peace

A sharp increase in civilian casualties in Afghanistan following the closure of some US/NATO bases suggests that ordinary Afghans are now paying the price for the US decision to block earlier peace initiatives.

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Martin Berger, Freedom Now!: Forgotten Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle

University of California Press, 2013; 120pp; £34.95

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Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK

The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

Open daily until 19 August; £9.50, senior 60+ £7.50, student/unemployed £5, under-18 free; www.bl.uk

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US to spend £189m on British spy base

The US is going to spend £189m on converting the US air force (USAF) base at Croughton, near Milton Keynes, ‘into one of its largest intelligence hubs outside the mainland United States’, the&

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Iraq war ‘promoted terrorism’

‘Far from reducing international terrorism... the 2003 invasion [of Iraq] had the effect of promoting it'

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