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Headlines

Referendum marks turning point in campaign for new human right

He fought the law ...

Campaigners bring legal challenge to UK arms exports

Crowdfunded basement opens at PN's sister bookshop

Coal giant attempts to enclose common land

Features

by Angie Zelter

Take action at Burghfield this June

by Natalie Shanklin

Who’s doing what to stop them replacing Britain’s nuclear weapon system?

by Philip Webber

Flaws in the theory and practice of nuclear deterrence for the UK

by Brian Larkin

Ploughshares activist Megan Rice first speaker at new Peace & Justice Centre

by Nadine Bloch

Drum roll please ...

From the Blog

by PN staff | 26 Jan, 2016

New book marks 20th anniversary of land-mark anti-arms trade action

by Wretched of the Earth Bloc | 6 Jan, 2016

An important perspective on last November's 'People's March for Climate, Justice and Jobs'

by PN staff | 2 Dec, 2015

Pictures from 3 demos against UK airstrikes on Syria and further information and actions you can take.

by PN staff | 2 Dec, 2015

The Department for Energy and Climate Change was renamed the 'department for extreme climate change' as COP21, the UN climate negotiations, opened in Paris.

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Comment

Taking some action makes it more possible to take more action, argues Milan Rai

Jeff Cloves reflects on Newspeak, ancient and modern

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The World Is My Country

As part of our project to celebrate the people and movements that opposed the First World War, Peace News has published a series of posters (produced by Emily Johns) and the stories behind them (written by Gabriel Carlyle). Excerpts of four of these are printed below. The posters and accompanying book are available to buy here. For more information, see The World Is My Country.

Tools and Resources

Published by Peace News, Jan 2016.

A 100-page booklet celebrating key figures and events from the First World War anti-war movement.