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Sunflowers in March
Sunflowers in March

The spring is around the corner in London. Snow drops and daffodils are blossoming. I saw them in Hyde Park today. However, I did not have the time to take those pictures. Instead, I followed the sunflowers. Those were the men and women who marched the streets of London in solidarity with the people in [...]

Hiroshima Day and conscientious objectors
Hiroshima Day and conscientious objectors

Back in 1991, the then leader of Japan Socialist Party, Takako Doi delivered a speech at a peace and security conference held in University of Montana and praised Janet Rankin as a life-long pacifist. Rankin, a graduate of the university, was the first woman elected to the US congress. She voted against the US’s entry [...]

Speaking at Fukushima Vigil
Speaking at Fukushima Vigil

[Translation from Japanese] About a hundred people took part in the Vigil for Fukushima that Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) organised today in front of the Whitehall, opposite 10 Downing Street in London. CND is a UK-based anti-nuclear and peace organisation that was founded in 1958. The vigil was attended by Labour Party MP Jeremy [...]

Tears of rage
Tears of rage

Photo from BBC A week has passed since the triple disaster struck the Pacific side of East Japan. I continue to receive messages of sympathy and solidarity from my colleagues and friends. I sincerely appreciate your thoughts. Whilst I am frustrated to be so far away from home and unable to act, it is equally [...]

Books to read

Read the book review by Ingemar Lindberg on Global Restructuring, Labour and the challenges for Transnational Solidarity (Routhledge 2010)

Now published. The Rise and Fall of the Welfare State by Asbjørn Wahl from Pluto Press

Radical East London Walks
*Radical Jewish East End
*Anti-Fascist Footprints
*Spark of Rebellion in Bow and Mile End
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