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Activist History

Black History Month: Revolutionary

Wadsworth Jarrell's portrait of Angela Davis and a review of Tate Modern's Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

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Case Study: Colombia February 1997

General strike defeats austerity 

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Margaretta D’Arcy, Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny

Women’s Pirate Press, 2015; 148pp; €12.95

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Neil Faulkner, A People’s History of the Russian Revolution

Pluto Press/Left Book Club, 2017; 272pp; £12.99

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The nonviolent Russian revolution

Nonviolent action was a crucial - and oft-negelected - part of the Russian Revolution, argues Milan Rai

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Case Study: Bangladesh 2006 – 2014

 Indigenous peoples stop open-cast coal mine  

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Jonathan Lerner, Swords in the Hands of Children: Reflections of an American Revolutionary

OR Books, 2017; 224pp; £15 or purchase online here.

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Jim Hindle, Nine Miles

Underhill Books, 2016; 436pp, £12 from www.ninemiles.org

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Case Study: Funafil workers’ 410-day occupation Guatemala, 1987–1988

How striking workers resisted a seven-day work week

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Occupy 1967!

50 years after the colonels’ coup in Greece

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