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Activism

Activism and ... Office space

Well, I’ve had my bedroom used as an office, and I’ve used my bedroom as an office. I’ve also used an office as my bedroom.

Activism and ... Christmas

I suppose for me as a Christian activist Christmas is a particularly important time of the year.

Deliberate malice

Babs Tucker, London

ImageRe: article by Rikki Blue (PN 2532).

Wrexham honoured

Wrexham Peace & Justice Forum, which has been actively working for peace and justice in and around Wrexham (and beyond) since 2003, has been chosen to receive the third annual Arthur Hewlett Pe

S Brian Willson, Blood on the Tracks: The Life and Times of S. Brian Willson

PM Press, 2011; 500pp; £14.99

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Just Do It: A tale of modern day outlaws. Directed by Emily James

DVD 90 mins . Available for £10 + £2.50 p&p from justdoitfilm.com

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Activism and... criminal records

This morning I was sacked... again. Not because of anything I had done, or not done, in my job; I had been a model worker in my work as a trainee (unpaid and therefore without rights) teaching assistant.

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Jody McIntyre

During the student fees protest in December 2010, police tipped Jody McIntyre out of his wheelchair and dragged him across the road.

Save squatting

Leslie Barson, London

I had to write a letter to PN to ask people to fill in this consultation about the criminalisation of squatting on www.justice.gov.uk/consultations/ dealing-with-squatters.htm.

Activism and … Eviction

Being evicted from your home leaves deep scars and although there may be much support, sometimes you can get done-over by so-called supporters.