Tag Archives: CND

My review of “Betty Tebbs – a radical working class hero” by Mark Metcalf

      Through my friendship with Eddie and Ruth Frow I have met many women like Betty who had been  activists in the CPGB and the trade union movement. We came from different generations – and had quite different … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Now More than Ever the premiere screening of a new film about people, protest and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in Greater Manchester. CND has been one of the most important national organisations in the history of radical movements … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Ginger and Rosa (2012) a film directed by Sally Potter. Ginger and Rosa are two young women growing up in London in the 60s. The script catches the intensity of relationships between young women; sharing clothes, emotions and that … Continue reading

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