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Radical Lives

Diary: 'In court, we wait'

Pre-dawn blockades and missing barristers

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From Greenham to the Bar

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

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

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

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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

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Diary: Lawrence Cheuk

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

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Anti-Austerity Activist Harry Leslie Smith Dies Aged 95

Obituary of a great voice.

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The Speech the British Establishment Didn't Want You to Hear

The Inaugural Alternative Claudia Jones Memorial Lecture 2018

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Michael Rosen, So they call you Pisher: A Memoir

Verso, 2018; 320pp; £9.99

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Obituary: David McReynolds: 25 October 1929 – 17 August 2018

Renowned peace campaigner who ran for President loved cats and relished controversy

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