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Comment and Analysis

Activism & ... Coming alive

What a lovely project! My head today is not responding. I’m about to talk to an estate agent about putting in an offer for our co-op to buy some land. My head space is definitely elsewhere!

60 years ago: Letters to the Editor

The letters pages in Peace News have long been a forum for debate on pacifist ideas: the August 1955 issues were no exception.

Remembering Lib

Tireless activist engaged in 'anarchic direct action'


Personal Column: Peace in our time?

Our regular columnist recalls the big impact of a pacifist uncle


Obituary: Hero’s send-off for Ray Davies

Welsh radical remembered


Class attitudes

A long-time activist recalls an example of different class cultures


Activism & ... Red

What keeps coming into my mind is ‘Red Ken, Red Ken’, but I’m not having him in here. He’s not allowed.

70 years ago: Germans who could not fight

As the Second World War’s killing ended – in the European theatre at least – news emerged from recently-liberated concentration camps and extermination camps.

Diary: Marking Time

Why anniversaries matter


The Personal Column: Gospel Truth

Bill Fay, Patricia Highsmith and the sixth commandment