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Activist History

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 


Rebecca Solnit, Whose Story Is This? Old conflicts, new chapters

Granta, 2019; 192pp; £12.99


A Hidden Life

Pat Gaffney reviews the new biopic of Franz Jägerstätter


Thousands of arrests

What can Extinction Rebellion learn from the experience of the Committee of 100?


Lesbian capital of UK

During January, Hebden Bridge town hall in Yorkshire was home to an exhibition called ‘Our Greenham’.

Witty placard required

The Peace Museum, Bradford, is the only British museum dedicated to the history of peace.