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Radical Lives

John Loughery and Blythe Randolph, Dorothy Day: Dissenting Voice of the American Century

Simon and Schuster, 2020; 436pp; $30


Obituary: Leslie Pope: 28 September 1918 – 23 December 2019

WW2 conscientious objector who played important role in the campaign to remove US cruise missles from Greenham Common


Charlie Kiss, A New Man: Lesbian | Protest | Mania | Trans Man – A memoir by Charlie Kiss

Matador, 2017; 210pp; £13.99


Obituary: Cynthia Cockburn: 24 July 1934 – 12 September 2019

Feminist and peace activist who wrote books on gender, militarism and peacemaking


Obituary: Donald Rooum: 20 April 1928 – 31 August 2019

Cartoonist and life-long anarchist who exposed a corrupt London police officer


Obituary: Ellen Moxley: 12 March 1935 – 8 July 2019

A powerhouse of a woman whose activism spanned many decades


The forging of a nonviolent faith

The final part of our interview with long-time Catholic peace activist Pat Gaffney


Obituary: Peter Le Mare, 30 December 1939 – 4 July 2019

Lifelong radical whose weekly CND stall became a Penzance fixture


The making of a nonviolent faith

The first part of our interview with long-time Christian peace activist Pat Gaffney


Diary: 'In court, we wait'

Pre-dawn blockades and missing barristers