Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) is an organisation that advocates unilateral nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom, international nuclear disarmament and tighter international arms regu...
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Olive Gibbs
Olive Frances Gibbs, née Cox, DL (17 February 1918 – 28 September 1995) was a British Labour politician and anti-nuclear weapons campaigner.Gibbs entered Oxfordshire politics in 1953 and was Lord...
Meg Beresford
Meg Beresford (born 5 September 1937) was a British campaigner against nuclear weapons and General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament from 1985-1990.An activist involved with the Europe...
Ebbw Vale by-election, 1960
The Ebbw Vale by-election of 17 November 1960 was a by-election for a single seat in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. Caused by the death of Labour Party Deputy Leader Aneurin Bevan, the co...
A. J. P. Taylor
Alan John Percivale "A. J. P." Taylor FBA (25 March 1906 – 7 September 1990) was an English historian who specialised in 19th- and 20th-century European diplomacy. Both a journalist and a broadca...
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1984 Network Liberty Alliance
1984 Network Liberty Alliance is a loose group of software programmers, artists, social activists and militants, interested in computers and networks and considering them tools to empower and link the...
Michael Foot
Michael Mackintosh Foot, FRSL (23 July 1913 – 3 March 2010) was a British Labour Party politician and man of letters. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1945 to 1955 and from 1960 until 1992. He ...
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Logicomix
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth is a graphic novel about the foundational quest in mathematics, written by Apostolos Doxiadis, author of Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture, and theoretical com...
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Antoinette Pirie
Antoinette (Tony) Pirie (4 October 1905 – 11 October 1991) was a British biochemist, ophthalmologist, and educator.
Pirie (née Patey) was born in Bond Street, London. Her father was a botanist and...
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Walter Wolfgang
Walter Jakob Wolfgang (born June 1923) is a German-born British socialist and peace activist. He is Vice President and Vice Chair of Labour of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and a supporter of t...
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Caroline Lucas
Caroline Patricia Lucas (born 9 December 1960) is a Green Party of England and Wales politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Brighton Pavilion since 2010, when she became the first G...
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Stephen King-Hall
William Stephen Richard King-Hall, Baron King-Hall of Headley (21 January 1893 – 2 June 1966) was a British naval officer, writer, politician and playwright.
The son of Admiral Sir George Fowler K...
Fenner Brockway, Baron Brockway
Archibald Fenner Brockway, Baron Brockway (1 November 1888 – 28 April 1988), was a British anti-war activist and politician.
Brockway was born to W. G. Brockway and Frances Elizabeth Abbey in Calc...
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John Rex
John Rex (1925 – 18 December 2011) was a South African-born British sociologist. Born in Port Elizabeth, he was radicalised after working for the South African Bantu Affairs Administration and moved t...
Guilty Men
Guilty Men was a short book published in Great Britain in July 1940 that attacked British public figures for their appeasement of Nazi Germany in the 1930s.It is the classic denunciation of appeasemen...
Russell Tribunal
The Russell Tribunal, also known as the International War Crimes Tribunal or Russell-Sartre Tribunal, was a private body organised by British philosopher and Nobel Prize winner Bertrand Russell and ho...
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Ian Douglas-Wilson
Ian Douglas-Wilson (12 May 1912 – 15 October 2013) was a British physician who was editor of The Lancet, a United Kingdom-based medical journal, from 1965 to 1976.
Douglas-Wilson was born on 12 Ma...
Marlyn Glen
Marlyn Glen (born 30 September 1951, Dundee) is a Scottish Labour politician, and was Member of the Scottish Parliament for North East Scotland region from 2003 till she stood down in the election of ...
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Peggy Duff
Peggy Duff (8 February 1910 – 16 April 1981) was a British political activist who started off her career with a protest against the treatment of German prisoners of war in Britain after the Seco...
Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
The Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (Scottish CND) is the Scottish representative body of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND). The Scottish CND campaigns for the abolition of British ...
The Bertrand Russell Case
The Bertrand Russell Case edited by John Dewey and Horace M Kallen is a collection of articles on the 1940 dismissal of Bertrand Russell as Professor of Philosophy from the College of the City of New ...
Labour Party (UK) leadership election, 1980
The British Labour Party leadership election of 1980 was held following the resignation of James Callaghan. Callaghan had been Prime Minister 1976—1979 and had stayed on as leader of the Labour Party...
J. B. Priestley
John Boynton Priestley, OM (/ˈpriːstli/; 13 September 1894 – 14 August 1984), known as J. B. Priestley, was an English novelist, playwright and broadcaster.His Yorkshire background is reflected in muc...
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William Wolfe
William Cuthbertson "Billy" Wolfe (22 February 1924 – 18 March 2010) was a Scottish accountant, manufacturer and Scottish National Party politician. He was the National Convenor (leader) of the ...
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Kate Hudson (activist)
Katharine Jane "Kate" Hudson (born 1958) is a British far-left political activist and academic who is the General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) and National Secretary of Left...
Jim Mathieson (sculptor)
James William Mathieson (21 June 1931 – 12 April 2003) was a sculptor from the United Kingdom.Mathieson was born in Calcutta, India, but moved with his family to Scotland in 1947. As a young adult, he...
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Russell's paradox
In the foundations of mathematics, Russell's paradox (also known as Russell's antinomy), discovered by Bertrand Russell in 1901, showed that some attempted formalizations of the naive set theory creat...
The longest suicide note in history
"The longest suicide note in history" is an epithet originally used by United Kingdom Labour Party MP Gerald Kaufman to describe his party's 1983 election manifesto, which was more left-wing than usua...
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Hetty Bower
Hetty Bower (née Rimel; 28 September 1905 – 12 November 2013) was a British political activist and suffragette, known for devoting her life to political campaigning since the early 1920s. Before the f...