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Committee of 100 (United Kingdom)

Index Committee of 100 (United Kingdom)

The Committee of 100 was a British anti-war group. [1]

66 relations: Alan White, Aldermaston Marches, Aldo Capitini, Alec Horsley, Alex Comfort, Anarchism in the United Kingdom, Anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom, Arnold Wesker, Augustus John, Bertrand Russell's political views, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Christopher Logue, Civil disobedience, Committee of 100, Committee of 100 (Finland), Committee of 100 (United Kingdom), Direct action, Direct Action Committee, Drakelow Tunnels, Edward Lewis, Ernest Bader, February 1961, February 1962, Florence James, Gresham Kirkby, Gustav Metzger, Hugh Brock, Hull University Labour Club, International Confederation for Disarmament and Peace, Isobel Lindsay, Jim Radford, John Arden, John Morris (historian), John Nicholls, John Rety, John Rodker, Laurie Hislam, List of anti-war organizations, List of protests in the United Kingdom, Margaretta D'Arcy, Marion Patrick Jones, Michael Randle, Michael Scott (priest), Mike Lesser, News leak, Nicolas Walter, On the Poverty of Student Life, Operation Gandhi, Paddington South (UK Parliament constituency), Partisan Coffee House, ..., Pat Pottle, Peace movement, Peter Abell, Peter Cadogan, Peter Currell Brown, Robert Bolt, Solidarity (UK), Spies for Peace, Stuart Christie, Teach-in, The Tiger and the Horse, Tom McAlpine, Trafalgar Square, Vanessa Redgrave, Walter Wolfgang, World Peace Council. Expand index (16 more) »

Alan White

Alan White may refer to.

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Aldermaston Marches

The Aldermaston marches were anti-nuclear weapons demonstrations in the 1950s and 1960s, taking place on Easter weekend between the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire, England, and London, over a distance of fifty-two miles, or roughly 83 km.

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Aldo Capitini

Aldo Capitini (23 December 1899 – 19 October 1968) was an Italian philosopher, poet, political activist, anti-Fascist and educator.

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Alec Horsley

Alec Stewart Horsley (1 September 1902 – 11 June 1993) was a leading Hull businessman, Quaker, and supporter of the peace movement.

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Alex Comfort

Alexander Comfort (10 February 1920 – 26 March 2000) was a British scientist and physician known best for his nonfiction sex manual, The Joy of Sex (1972).

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Anarchism in the United Kingdom

Anarchism in the UK initially developed within the context of radical Whiggery and Protestant religious dissent.

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Anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom

The anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom consists of groups who oppose nuclear technologies such as nuclear power and nuclear weapons.

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Arnold Wesker

Sir Arnold Wesker (24 May 1932 – 12 April 2016) was a widely known English dramatist.

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Augustus John

Augustus Edwin John (4 January 1878 – 31 October 1961) was a Welsh painter, draughtsman, and etcher.

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Bertrand Russell's political views

Aspects of philosopher, mathematician and social activist Bertrand Russell's views on society changed over nearly 80 years of prolific writing, beginning with his early work in 1896, until his death in February 1970.

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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 regulation through agreements such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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Christopher Logue

Christopher Logue, CBE (23 November 1926 – 2 December 2011)Mark Espiner, The Guardian, 2 December 2011 was an English poet associated with the British Poetry Revival, and a pacifist.

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Civil disobedience

Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal of a citizen to obey certain laws, demands, orders or commands of a government or occupying international power.

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Committee of 100

Committee of 100 may refer to.

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Committee of 100 (Finland)

The Committee of 100 in Finland (Sadankomitea in Finnish) was founded in 1963, based on the model of the Committee of 100 in Great Britain.

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Committee of 100 (United Kingdom)

The Committee of 100 was a British anti-war group.

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Direct action

Direct action occurs when a group takes an action which is intended to reveal an existing problem, highlight an alternative, or demonstrate a possible solution to a social issue.

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Direct Action Committee

The Direct Action Committee (DAC) against nuclear war was a pacifist organisation formed "to assist the conducting of non-violent direct action to obtain the total renunciation of nuclear war and its weapons by Britain and all other countries as a first step in disarmament".

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Drakelow Tunnels

The Drakelow Tunnels are a former underground military complex beneath the Kingsford Country Park north of Kidderminster, Worcestershire, covering, with a total length of around.

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Edward Lewis

Edward Lewis may refer to.

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Ernest Bader

Ernest Bader (24 November 1890 – 5 February 1982) and his wife, Dora Scott, founded a chemical company, Scott Bader, and gave it to the employees, under terms of Common ownership, forming the Scott Bader Commonwealth, in 1951.

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February 1961

The following events occurred in February 1961.

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February 1962

The following events occurred in February 1962.

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Florence James

Florence Gertrude James (2 September 1902 – 25 August 1993) was an Australian author and literary agent.

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Gresham Kirkby

Reginald Gresham Kirkby (11 August 1916 – 10 August 2006) was an Anglican priest and Christian anarchist.

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Gustav Metzger

Gustav Metzger (10 April 1926 – 1 March 2017) was an artist and political activist who developed the concept of Auto-Destructive Art and the Art Strike.

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Hugh Brock

Hugh Brock (1914 - 1985) was a lifelong British pacifist, editor of Peace News between 1955 and 1964, a promoter of nonviolent direct action and a founder of the Direct Action Committee, a forerunner of the Committee of 100.

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Hull University Labour Club

Hull University Labour Club (HULC) is a Hull University Union society for University of Hull students who support the Labour Party.

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International Confederation for Disarmament and Peace

The International Confederation for Disarmament and Peace was an organisation formed by peace groups from western and non-aligned nations in 1963.

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Isobel Lindsay

Isobel Lindsay (born 1943) is a former sociology lecturer, known as a Scottish nationalist and peace activist.

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Jim Radford

Jim Radford is a British folk singer and songwriter, peace campaigner and political and community activist.

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John Arden

John Arden (26 October 1930 – 28 March 2012) was an English Marxist playwright who at his death was lauded as "one of the most significant British playwrights of the late 1950s and early 60s".

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John Morris (historian)

John Robert Morris (8 June 1913 – 1 June 1977) was an English historian who specialised in the study of the institutions of the Roman Empire and the history of Sub-Roman Britain.

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John Nicholls

John Nicholls may refer to.

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John Rety

John Rety, born Janos Réty (8 December 1930, Budapest – 3 February 2010) was a Hungarian-British anarchist, poet, publisher and chess-player.

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John Rodker

John Rodker (18 December 1894 – 6 October 1955) was an English writer, modernist poet, and publisher of modernist writers.

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Laurie Hislam

Laurence Hislam (1909–1966) was an English peace activist.

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List of anti-war organizations

In order to facilitate organized, determined, and principled opposition to the wars, people have often founded anti-war organizations.

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List of protests in the United Kingdom

This is a list of protests and protest movements in the United Kingdom.

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Margaretta D'Arcy

Margaretta Ruth D'Arcy (born 14 June 1934, London) is an Irish actress, writer, playwright, and activist.

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Marion Patrick Jones

Marion Patrick Jones (16 August 1931 – 2 March 2016) was a Trinidadian novelist, whose training was in the fields of library science and social anthropology. She is also known by the names Marion Glean and Marion O'Callaghan (her married name).Barbara Fister,, Third World Women's Literatures: A Dictionary and Guide to Materials in English, Greenwood Press, 1995, p. 226. Living in Britain during the 1960s, she was also an activist within the black community. She was the author of two notable novels: Pan Beat, first published in 1973, and J’Ouvert Morning (1976), and also wrote non-fiction.

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Michael Randle

Michael Randle (born 1933) is an English peace campaigner and researcher known for his involvement in nonviolent direct action in Britain, and also for his role in helping the Soviet spy George Blake escape from a British prison.

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Michael Scott (priest)

Reverend Guthrie Michael Scott (30 July 1907 – 14 September 1983), was an Anglican priest anti-apartheid activist, who joined in the defiance of the apartheid system in South Africa in the 1940s - a long struggle for social justice in that country.

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Mike Lesser

Mike Lesser (28 September 1943 – 1 July 2015) was a mathematical philosopher and political activist.

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News leak

A news leak is the unsanctioned release of confidential information to news media.

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Nicolas Walter

Nicolas Hardy Walter (22 November 1934 – 7 March 2000) was a British anarchist and atheist writer, speaker and activist.

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On the Poverty of Student Life

On the Poverty of Student Life: A Consideration of Its Economic, Political, Sexual, Psychological and Notably Intellectual Aspects and of a Few Ways to Cure it (De la misère en milieu étudiant considérée sous ses aspects économique, politique, psychologique, sexuel et notamment intellectuel et de quelques moyens pour y remédier) is a pamphlet first published by students of the University of Strasbourg and the Situationist International (SI) in 1966.

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Operation Gandhi

Operation Gandhi was a pacifist group in Britain that carried out the country’s first nonviolent direct action protests in 1952.

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Paddington South (UK Parliament constituency)

Paddington South was a Parliamentary constituency in London which returned one Member of Parliament.

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Partisan Coffee House

The Partisan Coffee House was a radical venue of the New Left, at 7 Carlisle Street in the Soho district of London.

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Pat Pottle

Patrick Pottle (8 August 1938 – 1 October 2000) was a founding member of the Committee of 100, an anti-nuclear direct action group which broke away from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).

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Peace movement

A peace movement is a social movement that seeks to achieve ideals such as the ending of a particular war (or all wars), minimize inter-human violence in a particular place or type of situation, and is often linked to the goal of achieving world peace.

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Peter Abell

Peter Abell (born 1939) is a British social scientist, currently professor emeritus at the London School of Economics where he has founded and directed the "Interdisciplinary Institute of Management".

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Peter Cadogan

Peter Cadogan (26 January 1921 – 18 November 2007) was an English writer and political activist Cadogan was born into a middle-class family in Newcastle upon Tyne, where his father was employed by a shipping company.

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Peter Currell Brown

Peter Currell Brown (born 1936) is the author of the cult classic 1965 surrealist novel, Smallcreep's Day.

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Robert Bolt

Robert Oxton Bolt, CBE (15 August 1924 – 21 February 1995) was an English playwright and a two-time Oscar-winning screenwriter, known for writing the screenplays for Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and A Man for All Seasons, the latter two of which won him the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Solidarity (UK)

Solidarity was a small libertarian socialist organisation from 1960 to 1992 in the United Kingdom.

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Spies for Peace

Spies for Peace was a British group of anti-war activists associated with the Committee of 100 who publicized government preparations for rule after a nuclear war.

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Stuart Christie

Stuart Christie (born 10 July 1946) is a Scottish anarchist writer and publisher.

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Teach-in

A teach-in is similar to a general educational forum on any complicated issue, usually an issue involving current political affairs.

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The Tiger and the Horse

The Tiger and the Horse is a three-act play by Robert Bolt, written in 1960.

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Tom McAlpine

Thomas McAlpine (23 September 1929 – 21 February 2006) was a Scottish nationalist politician.

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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross.

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Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, and a political activist.

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Walter Wolfgang

Walter Jakob Wolfgang (born 23 June 1923) is a German-born British socialist and peace activist.

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World Peace Council

The World Peace Council (WPC) is an international organization that advocates universal disarmament, sovereignty and independence and peaceful co-existence, and campaigns against imperialism, weapons of mass destruction and all forms of discrimination.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Committee_of_100_(United_Kingdom)

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