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Activist History

Jody Williams' 'Peace Jam' in Winchester

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams spoke recently at Winchester University.

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Ava DuVernay (dir), Selma

2014; 128 mins

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Richard Müller & the Revolutionary Shop Stewards

PN recounts some of the achievements of a neglected figure (and movement) from the German resistance to WW1

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75 years ago: He wants to see us banned by Smith’s

Clive Barrett, Subversive Peacemakers – War Resistance 1914–1918: An Anglican Perspective

Lutterworth Press, 2014; 312pp; £20

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‘This nonviolence stuff’ll get you killed’

An African-American activist-turned-academic looks back on the history of armed self-defence in the US civil rights movement

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Francis Sheehy-Skeffington

Another story-poster from PN's 'The World is My Country' project

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30 years ago: Why I need a men’s group

Being open to issues, perspectives and debates largely ignored by other political papers has often been a distinguishing feature of Peace News. Sexual politics, including men’s reactions to women’s increasing commitment to feminism, has been an example of this. Here, Paul Seedhouse describes his own move towards change.

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Stephen E Hunt, The Revolutionary Urbanism of Street Farm: Eco-Anarchism, Architecture and Alternative Technology in the 1970s

Tangent Books, 2014; 256pp; £12

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Love your trader

‘Arming All Sides’ is an excellent new online First World War resource initiated by Campaign Against Arms Trade.