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Activism

Make Peace Festival

Hundreds attend annual Scottish CND event.

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Edinburgh university occupied

Students protest tuition fee hike.

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Coal action in Scotland

Skillshare draws over 100 participants.

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Solidarity and humility

Michael Pooler reflects on the “Pedal: 100 Days to Palestine” project that took him to communities of change and resistance across Europe

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Sir or saint

Anna Bee, Windsor 

I was very sorry to read in PN of the death of Brian Haw. If I had my way, he would have been knighted or given the OBE or something (maybe posthumously?).

Activism and … Greenham

I was about 24 at the time, and I was there with my small son. The diversity of the women was incredible. For some women Greenham gave them an alternative to our society, it gave a community.

Deptford United – You’re Invited

Reports from activists north and south of the river on the London riots and community responses

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PN 75: On that day: Bill Hetherington

Bill Hetherington on his activities on (and around) 6 June 2011 - PN's 75th birthday.

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Rallying support

“We must do something! Let's call a rally!” Speakers are organised, leaflets produced and participants get to show solidarity with the cause. End of story?

Mixing it

So, we've heard the horror stories: mixed activism—with the men gallivanting about taking heroic action and the women staying on site, or choosing alternative forms of protest. Does mixed activism have to end up replicating patriarchal norms? Two activists from Trident Ploughshares discuss their experience.

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