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Mrs. Mavis Sheerin: an Englishwoman in Derry in 1972

Mole Express was a Manchester  alternative magazine, first published in 1970, which  ran for 7 years and published 57 issues.  It gave a voice to the anarchist subculture, publishing articles that exposed corruption and injustice, and  offered people a network … Continue reading

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My review of “But You Did Not Come Back” by Marceline Loridan-Ivens

Marceline Loridan-Ivens  (19th March 1928 – 18th September 2018) was a French Jew, an activist in the French Resistance and the Algerian resistance, an actor, a filmmaker, and a writer. In 1944 at the age of 15 she was arrested … Continue reading

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My review of “On Dangerous Ground A Memoir of the Irish Revolution” by Maire Comerford. Edited by Hilary Dully

Maire  Comerford  (1893-1982) was an Irish revolutionary:   this book  is her story of her life until the age of 27 years,  recording  her role in the turbulent politics of Ireland from 1916 to 1927. Her editor Hilary Dully, a family … Continue reading

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My review of “But You Did Not Come Back” by Marceline Loridan-Ivens

Marceline Loridan-Ivens  (19th March 1928 – 18th September 2018) was a French Jew, an activist in the French Resistance and the Algerian resistance, an actor, a filmmaker, and a writer. In 1944 at the age of 15 she was arrested … 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 Cesar Chavez (DVD) made last year but has been given little distribution in this country. Cesar was an activist in the movement to unionise poor Mexican workers in the USA and this film reminds us of how difficult it … Continue reading

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