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Activism

Lessons from a Dark Time & Call Them By Their True Names

Adam Hochschild, Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays, University of California Press, 2018; 296pp; £22
Rebecca Solnit, Call Them By Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays), Granta, 2018; 188pp; £12.99

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LA Kauffman, How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organising and Resistance

University of California Press, 2018; 152pp; £17.99

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Why protests are usually a waste of time

Activists need to go on the offensive argues veteran campaigner George Lakey

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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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Diary: 'Transparency Tools'

How can we create strong and resilient communities that can change society?

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Our mutual friends

Social media has changed the way campaigning works, according to the London Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) so it is creating ‘peace networks’ across the capital to reflect those changes.

Editorial: What do we need to do to make social change?

A review-editorial of three important new books on campaigning

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Corita Kent: Get With The Action

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex BN6 8SP until 14 October (Tues – Sat: 10.30am–5pm; Sundays & bank holidays: 11am – 5pm; £6.50 / £5.50, under-16s free)

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Trump unites

On 13 July, an estimated 250,000 protesters filled the streets of central London on a Friday afternon in the ‘Together Against Trump’ protest against the visit to the UK of US president Donald Trum

2,500 arrests in US

New Poor People’s Campaign says: ‘Another America is possible’

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