Category Archives: Activism

Mansfield full of marchers once again

The moment when the People’s March for the NHS rounded the corner of Mansfield market square on Wednesday 27th August was incredibly moving. The shops had shut by 5:30pm, so the square was fairly quiet apart from the crowd gathered around … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Snowden’s asylum claims

News that Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in 21 countries – and withdrawn his application to Russia – sounds like he’s desperate to get out of wherever he is holed up in Moscow airport. Apparently he’s in a hotel … Continue reading

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Confronting the Bomb: book review

I’ve just read the book ‘Confronting the Bomb: Indian and Pakistani Scientists Speak Out’, a collection of essays edited by leading nuclear scientist in Pakistan Pervez Hoodbhoy. He brings together the voices of Indian and Pakistani nuclear scientists to criticise the … Continue reading

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Living in community

Over the school holiday we have three guests sharing our space. One is a destitute asylum-seeker who has already been here three months now, via HOST Nottingham. We did a radio interview for radio Nottingham last month about living with … Continue reading

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