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Activism

A heart-breaking work of staggering genius

Activism and fiction

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On Anger

This classic text from 1971 pushes nonviolent activists to respect and value rage and untangles our political and personal relationships to this emotion.

 

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Activism and... good manners

Well, most people would say that good parenting involves teaching children to be polite and respect others, especially those who might be involved in civic or governmental organisations that a

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Diary: activism with trust and compassion

The other night I went to see The Missing Picture, a film by Rithy Panh about growing up under the Khmer Rouge regime of Democratic Kampuchea (Cambodia) in the 1970s.

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The Politics of “No”

Opting to do something can lead to various forms of activism and that in turn can lead to the difficult area of politics. Saying 'no' to what we oppose is one approach.

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Activism and... Power

I think that the thing that jumps out from my memory of all of my activism was spending several hours on

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Diary: taking action against the arms trade

Last September, when the biannual DSEi arms fair came to East London, I took part in a blockade of the E

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Free Margaretta!

79-year old Margaretta D’Arcy's anti-war action lands her in jail

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Margaretta D'Arcy thanks supporters and highlights role of women in conflict resolution

From opposing Ireland allowing the US military to use Shannon Airport to Limerick Prison

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A Trial for Transparency and an American’s Impression of the British Legal System

US perspective on Emily John's arrest, trial and recent sentencing following protests against the Bexhill Link Road.

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