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Europe in Question: and what to do about it
By Stuart Holland
"Stuart Holland on Europe is akin to Thomas Paine on the French Revolution combined with John Maynard Keynes on the Economic Consequences of the Peace. At a preciously young age, he persuaded Charles De Gaulle to agree to Britain's second application to join the European Economic Community. As an advisor to Jacques Delors he designed solutions to Europe's current problems decades before they even surfaced. Now, with Europe in Question - and what to do about it he offers a new generation of readers unique insights on how Europe can be fixed - as well as warnings that it may not be."
Stuart Holland has published a number of books over the years. A full list of his titles with Spokesman Books can be found here.
This title is available to buy in ePUB format. A paperback edition is due to follow shortly.
A Pacifist at War
Letters and Writings 1914-1918
By Bertrand Russell
Edited by Nicholas Griffin
'The outbreak of the First World War dramatically changed almost everything in Bertrand Russell's life. The costs to him of opposing the War were high. The government fined him, confiscated his passport, placed him under surveillance, banned him from certain parts of the country, and eventually jailed him. None of this caused him to waver for a moment in his unrelenting opposition.'
- Nicholas Griffin
Russell was a tireless and engaging correspondent, and these letters, selected and fully annotated by Nicholas Griffin, give a vivid picture of his life and activities during those turbulent War years, including his complex personal life. A selection of Russell's key writings from the period develops the story.
New issue of The Spokesman
Even unto Gaza
The Spokesman 126
'The Russell Tribunal on Palestine met in extraordinary session in Brussels on 25 September 2014, a month after an extended ceasefire was called following Israels latest, bloodiest, and most protracted onslaught on the people of the Gaza Strip
The jury heard compelling eyewitness and expert testimony. We feature the written submissions of an Israeli and a Palestinian, Eran Efrati and Mohammed Omer, who also gave testimony in person and answered questions from members of the jury. Mr Efrati, a former soldier, recounted the destruction of Shujaiyya, in the East of Gaza City, the scale of which shocked seasoned military analysts, while Mr Omer, a journalist, focused on Khuzaa in the southern Gaza Strip, which suffered massive damage under Israeli fire
Two other eyewitnesses, Ashraf Mashharawi and Raji Sourani, despite sustained attempts to do so, were prevented from travelling from Gaza to Brussels to testify in person
The Tribunals preliminary findings propose a range of actions at different levels, including that all European Union member states recognise the state of Palestine. in an advisory judgment, declared Israels massive separation wall to be illegal.'
Tony Simpson in his Editorial
Tony Benn Pamphlets
The Levellers and the English Democratic Tradition
by Tony Benn
The Levellers continue to inspire political debate and public interest. Thousands of people travel to Burford, attracted by their story with its ideas of democracy and common ownership. Tony Benn's and Frieder Otto Wolf's sparkling speeches to the annual Leveller's Day celebrations at Burford, separated by more than twenty years, give ample testimony to the strength of this tradition.
The Speaker, The Commons and Democracy
by Tony Benn
There is no doubt that unless we can restore the vitality of representative democracy more and more people will conclude that they are just pawns in an unending political game to be managed and manipulated for the convenience of those at the top.
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Nottingham Festival of Words - 13-19 October 2014
NATO: No thanks! - A message from the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation
Peace History Conference 2014 - 'Alternative Voices of World War One'
Hiroshima Peace Declaration - 6 August 2014
Did Ukraine air-force shoot down MH17? - By John Ward July 28, 2014
Review by Gabriel Carlyle - Peace News, August 2014
Mail From Dr. Mads Gilbert - An open letter
Tormenting Gaza - Richard Falk
Review: Unmasking Austerity - The Project
Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 - Register Today!
Warwick University Ltd - A conference sponsored by Warwick Universities and Colleges Union (UCU)
Lowdham Festival 2014 - Box Office now open!
Nottingham Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament - A PUBLIC DEBATE
Problems of NATO - The Spokesman 124
INTERNATIONAL CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR'S DAY CEREMONY - 15 May 2014
May Day Greetings - War Against War! is one of the most shocking books I have ever seen.
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