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Randle, Michael

Tom Woodhouse and John Paul Lederach, Adam Curle: Radical Peacemaker

Hawthorn Press, 2016; 256pp; £30


Albert Hunt 31 December 1928 - 21 September 2015

A tribute to Peace News's ground-breaking drama critic 


Marwan Darweish & Andrew Rigby, Popular Protest in Palestine: The Uncertain Future of Unarmed Resistance

Pluto Press, 2015, 211pp, £15


Befriending Commonweal peace library

Michael Randle explores an important Bradford-based cultural resource


Howard Clark: 6 March 1950 – 28 November 2013

Our dear friend and comrade Howard Clark was a mainstay of Peace News since the 1970s and of War Resisters' International (WRI) since the 1980s.


Erica Chenoweth & Maria J Stephan, Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

Columbia University Press, 2011; 296pp; £20.50


John Arden: 26 October 1930 – 28 March 2012

Michael Randle on the playwright and Peace News supporter John Arden who died aged 82 last month. 


April Carter, People Power and Political Change: Key Issues and Concepts

Routledge, 2011; 207pp; £23.99


John Hyatt 1949-2011

Life-long activist and "guerilla anarchist" who helped expose plans for a paramilitary coup and stood trial for "incitement to disaffect" British troops in Northern Ireland.


Theodore Roszack 1933 – 2011

Historian, novelist, anti-war activist and author of "The Making of a Counter Culture".