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Comment and Analysis

The Personal Column: A matter of conscience

Jeff Cloves reflects on Stroud's global peace party


Bruce Kent: As I please

Welcome to our new columnist!


Editorial: Jezza and The Donald

What lies behind the rise of the outsider politician?


40 years ago: European demilitarisation march

Attempts by pacifists to look back at the slaughter of war from an anti-militarist perspective – and official unhappiness at the puncturing of nationalist myths – have a long history.


Activism & ... Europe

My personal earliest memory of Europe is, when I first moved to the UK, one of the reasons was actually to campaign and work against the [US] cruise missiles being stationed in Europe.

Activism & ... Europe... or something else

A reader rages


Diary: 'Will they let you back in the country?'

A french activist liiving in Britain reflects on the aftermath of the EU referendum


Gentle Angry People

A trip to Palestine connects Penny Stone to Holly Near's famous activist anthem


The Personal Column: A surprising sense of liberation

Jeff Cloves revels in the discomfort of the political class in the wake of the EU referendum


Why nuclear weapons won’t be around for ever

150 nations are already laying the legal groundwork to ban nuclear weapons