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Radical Lives

Jerry Hartigan: 1931-2006

Jerry Hartigan, peace activist extraordinaire, died on 9 January after months of treatment for Hodgkin's disease.

Obituary: Stuart Mitchel

I first met my dear friend Stuart “Mitch” Mitchel in 1965 when he was teaching at St Albans College of Further Education.

Vera Brittain, 'One Voice'

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2005. ISBN 0 8264 8534 0; 168pp; £9.99


The beautiful boy

I've always liked Shelley's life: its passion, poetry and politics.

Howard Cheney: 1914-2005

Many of us at 5 Caledonian Road - and many other groups working for a better and war-free world - enjoyed the real privilege, comradeship - and challenge - of working with our good friend Howard fo

The Marxist-Lennonists

b>In the old Resistance office in Washington DC, there used to be a sign on the door describing the politics found within.

Bruce Kent

You've been in the peace movement a long time - what got you started?

Nicholas Griffin (ed), 'The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell: the public years, 1914-1970'

Routledge, 2001, ISBN 0 415 24998 8, 660 pp, £25