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Activist History

Ballad for Americans

Pages from Sharon Rudahl’s Ballad of an American: A Graphic Biography of Paul Robeson (Rutgers University Press, 2020; 124pp; £15.95)


Ted Glick, Burglar for Peace: Lessons Learned in the Catholic Left’s Resistance to the Vietnam War

PM Press, 2020; 288pp; £17.99


Cyril Pearce, Communities of Resistance – Conscience and Dissent in Britain during the First World War

Francis Boutle, 2020; 560pp; £30


Choose to challenge

Ann Kramer reflects on International Women's Days past, present and future


The power of nonviolent action

Veteran activist Lisa Fithian reflects on what really threatens the powers that be


Don’t mention My Lai

Gabriel Carlyle takes issue with Aaron Sorkin's new film The Trial of the Chicago 7


Case Study: Malawi 1992–1993

Bringing down a 30-year dictator



‘You can’t kill the spirit!’

A 1980s direct actionist gives us a blast from the past


On Noncooperation and Constructive Programme

Three extracts from Bob Overy’s recent book ‘Gandhi the Organiser: How he shaped a nonviolent rebellion: India 1915-1922’ (Irene Publishing, 2019; 436pp; £18).


Chile 2011

Magellans roll back gas price rise