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CND at 60: Britain’s most enduring mass movement
Kate Hudson’s new book charts the inside story of CND over six decades, as it became a byword for protest and radicalism.
The US vs China: Asia’s new Cold War?
This timely book by Jude Woodward is an essential counter to arguments that the world faces a ‘China threat’.
30 Sept – 04 Oct | Manchester | Tories Out National Demonstration & Festival
Join a huge political and cultural festival in Manchester to coincide with the Tory Party conference.
30 Sept | Brocklehurst | The Anima Event: Celebrating Two Wildlife Heroes
Celebrating filmmaker and conservationist Eric Ashby, and poet, actor and political activist Heathcote Williams.
04 Nov | London | Justice Now: Make It Right For Palestine – National March & Rally
Join us to demand justice and equal rights for Palestinians now.
Johnny Cash’s family tells white supremacists: get our father’s name out of your mouth
To any who claim supremacy over other human beings, to any who believe in racial or religious hierarchy: we are not you.
Visionary dissenter Heathcote Williams is impossible to sum up
Heathcote Williams may be dead, but we’ve not heard the last from him yet, not by a long chalk.
Survivors demand Theresa May sack Grenfell inquiry judge
Grenfell survivors fear a whitewash after judge Martin Moore-Bick said the public inquiry will be limited to how the fire started.
Heathcote Williams. Sweet dreams Heroic Prince. 15 Nov 1941 – 1 July 2017
Heathcote Williams, poet, playwright, essayist, lyricist, actor, artist, magician, political activist and much else besides, died 1 July 2017.
Transform: Issue #2 | July 2017 | A Journal of the Radical Left
‘Social cleansing’ judge to lead Grenfell Inquiry as Tory promise to re-house survivors locally is broken
The government are clearly preparing a stitch-up, by putting a judge at the heart of the establishment in charge of the inquiry.
Al Pacino’s obsession with Heathcote Williams
Hollywood actor Al Pacino funded and starred in a film of Heathcote Williams’ play The Local Stigmatic.
Campaign 2017 (In which Theresa May’s body was a question-mark). By Carol Ann Duffy
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Jeremy Hardy: everything Heathcote Williams writes roars with righteous anger
Forensic and passionate, eloquent and polemical, Heathcote Williams’s meticulous prose roars with righteous anger – Jeremy Hardy