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Reportage

Can you do laughs when the agenda is real heavy?

A week or so ago the Local Heroes affinity group conducted a gentle forensic raid on the Labour Office in Airdrie, in order to out a dubious hombre by the name of John Reid who has been lin

On Fisk, Faslane and fashionable attire

There was no way I wanted to miss Robert Fisk's lecture in Stirling, so I was not critically put off by the irritating call notice which referred to him as the “revered foreign corresponden

A case of my enemy's enemy? Nonsense!

This year's CND conference took place close to the heart of London's poshistani shopping district -- the West End.

How many lives to the litre?

At midnight on Friday 16 September, we were dropped off at the edge of the forest at Padworth, between the UK's nuclear weapons factories at Aldermaston and Burghfield, for a hike to the fence of D

"I'm a journalist, I'm allowed to be here"

Being an Indymedia cameraman is becoming a hectic pastime in these, the last days of freedom in the UK.

Mark Lynas, 'High Tide: News from a Warming World'

Flamingo, 2004; ISBN 0 00 713939 X; 341pp; £16.99

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The soldiers at my front door

I live in a tiny, remote, impoverished, three-block-long town in the desert of north eastern New Mexico.

Smoking the peace pipe

On the last evening of the World Social Forum, I was standing in the Azad Maidan, surveying the crowds and getting ready for the evening's concert.

Impressions from a journey through the South Caucasus

When WRI planned a visit to the South Caucasus, to develop co-operation with local groups on antimilitarism and conscientious objection, it was clear that this wouldn't be an easy task.

Stories and Strategies: nonviolent resistance and social change

To assess something which you're intimately involved with is difficult.