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Saturday, September 30, 2006

Latest from Spokesman and Keep Space For Peace

Spokesman Books is the publishing imprint of the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation and have just mailed out details of their latest publication. The latest issue of their journal The Spokesman is entitled The Carnage Continues...and now for Trident! and includes an interview with Noam Chomsky on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the war in Lebanon. Ther is also an article by Professor Paul Rogers of the Bradford School of Peace Studies on the planned Trident replacement. Kurt Vonnegut, a frequent contributor to The Spokesman also has a piece in the current issue.
Keep Space For Peace week is coming up and there is a march and picnic at RAF Croughton on the afternoon of Saturday October 7th from 12-3pm. Details of this and other events are on the CND diary pages. The would-be Labour leadership challenger John McDonnell and blogger Felicity Arbuthnot are due to speak.
Going back to Spokesman Books, they also publish the interesting The Levellers and the English Revolution by H. N. Brailsford and the important discussion of anarchism, syndicalism and Socialism by Bertrand Russell entitled Roads To Freedom.
Another book of important English radical writings is their A Radical Reader - The Struggle for change in England 1381-1914 edited by Christopher Hampton..

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