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Activist History

Before the Freedom Rides: William Worthy reports from 1961 Montgomery

Four years after the successful conclusion of the Montgomery Bus Boycott - and two-and-a-bit months before the first Freedom Ride - legendary activist and journalist William Worthy reported for Peace News on the treatment meted out to African-American interstate travellers who failed to comply with segregation.

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Scott Crow: Black Flags and Windmills: Hope, Anarchy, and the Common Ground Collective


PM Press, 2010; 256pp; £14.99

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Support PN's new First World War project on Kickstarter

Pledge a donation to support PN's visual celebration of the people and movements that opposed the First World War, featuring the distinctive graphic art of Emily Johns.

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Gary Younge, The Speech: The Story Behind Martin Luther King’s Dream

Guardian Books, 2013; 178pp; £6.99

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Sean Michael Wilson et al, Fight the Power! A visual history of Protest Among the English-Speaking Peoples

New Internationalist Publications Ltd; 192pp; £9.99

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Objecting to war

Jan Melichar, PPU, London

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Greenham Common 30 years later

Jenny Craigen returns to Orange Gate

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Pacifists win WW1 grant

Peace Pledge Union to launch "No More War" project

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35 years ago: Cede power

In this era, Peace News’s supportive coverage of feminist campaigns and of anti-sexist men’s groups was still sometimes controversial; it frequently led to continuing debate on the letters pages each fortnight. Here, Mark Ashmore joins in.

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Sean Michael Wilson and Carol Thompson, Parecomic: The Story of Michael Albert and Participatory Economics

Seven Stories Press, 2013; 224pp; £12.99

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