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Comment and Analysis

40 years ago: Overwhelming Woody

In line with its counter-cultural aims when moving its editorial office out of London for some years, PN gave regular space to ‘Woody’, who called for a commitment to alternative ways of living, rather than oppositional politics. He provoked much debate from correspondents.

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Time for climate direct action

We can only win climate justice by breaking the rules

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Editorial: Undermining national security

Why British foreign policy endangers us all.

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After the massacres of Paris: dread, revolt, action

Three French campaign groups respond to the 13 November atrocities in Paris.

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The Personal Column: Jaw jaw not war war

Jeff Cloves reflects on the BBC's little-known motto

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Radical Music: Paris & beyond

Penny Stone surveys music's role - radical and otherwise - at the Paris climate summit

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Diary: (Last) words

Hope, despair and reading

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Activism and ... Petitions

Is it an effective form of protest?

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40 years ago: Expensive production a big flop

PN produced an issue devoted to the verdicts and the aftermath of the Old Bailey trial in London of 14 pacifists and anti-militarists including PN staff involved in a campaign to give leaflets to soldiers about leaving the army; the conspiracy charges meant there was no upper limit to the prison sentences they faced.

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Non-French war deaths matter

US activist David Swanson urges a return to thinking.

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