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Headlines

Five go adventuring in Faslane

Wales is ready to take on the extreme energy industry, reports Kelvin Mason.

Thousands surround MoD to launch CND's general election campaign

As air war continues, secrecy over UK drone leads to speculation re. possible Mali deployment

Activists break into UK drone base

US peace campaigner jailed for drones action

Features

by Milan Rai

What happens when the founders of a radical organisation move on, new people come in, and the strict entry standards that were put in place originally are set aside? How does it affect who joins the organisation, and how does it affect the politics of the organisation?

by Milan Rai

The long story behind current debates about principles in a radical co-op network

by Kimberly Golden

PN examines the fate of Dutch co-operative network

by Milan Rai

Can we stop the replacement of the Trident nuclear weapon system?

by Catalyst Project

The US anti-racist collective, Catalyst Project, recently circulated this text with the subject heading ‘What do you mean by anti-racism?’

by Emily Johns

Maori resistance to WW1

From the Blog

by Lindis Percy | 18 Sep, 2014

Ahead of the national demo there on 4 October, Lindis Percy and Chris Cole take a look at RAF Croughton & its role in the US drone wars.

by Jonathan Doering | 15 Jul, 2014

Thirty years on, the anti-nuclear war drama Threads has lost none of its power to shock. Its message of making connections has inspired many, including one of its producers, Richard Levitt.

by William Worthy | 12 Jul, 2014

Four years after the successful conclusion of the Montgomery Bus Boycott - and two-and-a-bit months before the first Freedom Ride - legendary activist and journalist William Worthy reported for Peace News on the treatment meted out to African-American interstate travellers who failed to comply with segregation.

by Cornerstone Cath | 7 Jun, 2014

A Leeds co-operator explores the pleasures and perils of Community Organising ...

Comment

Our new diarist approaches a significant milestone

Mike Phipps looks back at the life and activism of a radical writer

Being open to issues, perspectives and debates largely ignored by other political papers has often been a distinguishing feature of Peace News. Sexual politics, including men’s reactions to women’s increasing commitment to feminism, has been an example of this. Here, Paul Seedhouse describes his own move towards change.

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UK & US organising against fracking


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Howard Clark

Howard Clark wrote many thought-provoking and important articles for Peace News over the years. Here we select a few of the best:

by Howard Clark. An updated edition of the classic 70s pamphlet. Published by Peace News, July 2012

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