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Radical Lives

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


From Greenham to the Bar

A lawyer traces her roots back to 15 months in a peace camp


Wolfgang Kaleck, Law Versus Power: Our Global Fight For Human Rights

OR Books; 2018; 226pp; £16 (purchase online here)


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.

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

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


Diary: Lawrence Cheuk

Lawrence Cheuk reflects on a recent weeklong activist training workshop in Brussels