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Cometh the moment, cometh the movie: Paul Goodman Changed My Life

As the the radical sociologist’s life is commemorated in a new film, Horatio Morpurgo wonders what words of encouragement he might have had for the #Occupy movement.

Filed in: History Social Change Society Youth

Northern Ireland: proceed with caution

The Troubles may be over, but social tensions remain. Stacey Gregg believes the rest of the world can learn from mistakes made in Northern Ireland.

Filed in: Europe History Ireland Politics

Was Jesus Christ a revolutionary?

Jesus kept some shady political company. And his lifestyle has obvious radical resonance. But was he out to overthrow the state? Terry Eagleton examines the Gospels for evidence.

Filed in: History Religion

Tasmanian roots

The two Australians, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, set the ball rolling – Russ Grayson and Steve Payne tell their story.

Filed in: Australia History Sustainability

The power of the people

History’s rich tapestry of human rights won and dictators defeated without so much as a shot fired.

Filed in: Activism History Non-Violence Peace

  • August 1, 2005
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A long and winding road

Snapshots of the struggle down the ages.

Filed in: Feminism History Women

  • November 1, 2004
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The Longest Hatred

The history of antisemitism makes for grim reading, but understanding is crucial in the fight against it.

Filed in: History Race Religion

  • October 1, 2004
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A short history of free speech in China

Filed in: China History

  • September 1, 2004
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The story so far

A brief history of the international co-operative movement.

Filed in: Co-operatives History

  • June 1, 2004
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Of caulkers and quilt-makers

African Americans have a long co-operative tradition. Jessica Gordon Nembhard uncovers some of it.

Filed in: Co-operatives History Race United States

  • June 1, 2004
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The looting of the Congo

Colette Braekman uncovers what lies at the heart of the world’s deadliest war.

Filed in: Conflict Congo, Democratic Republic of History

  • May 1, 2004
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