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Issue 2586-2587 | October 2015 - November 2015

Time to take direct action for climate justice

PN offers training for Paris climate actions

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Seed money!

Help PN publish Andrea Needham's account of Britain's most daring anti-arms trade action

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Facing up to classism can help build stronger groups and stronger movements

The first part of an interview with author, trainer and activist Betsy Leondar-Wright

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Features

Jeremy Corbyn and the peace movement

Peace activists should mobilise in support of Corbyn, argues Ian Sinclair

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Pogrom / Rubicon

A family story of loss and arrival

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A new wave of affection

A network of direct actionists comes out of Occupy

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What a champ camp!

A look back at PN Summer Camp 2015

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Learning to ride the bicycle of nonviolence

Nonviolence isn't just the absence of violence, argues Stellen Vinthagen

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News

Seed money!

Help PN publish Andrea Needham's account of Britain's most daring anti-arms trade action

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Stopping the arms fair before it happened

Dan Viesnik surveys a week of creative disruption

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Hastings anti-roads camp

Trees replanted in threatened valley

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Escaping the heart of darkness

Coal campaigners win Caerphilly victory

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Kill list

British drones kill British citizens

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It’s time we valued our digital freedom

Free Software has come of age

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Comment

Innocent until ‘likely’ to commit a crime

The UK Defence Secretary appears to have created his own new legal principle

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The Personal Column: Peace & Love

On a whim, I googled ‘peace quotes’. Three things immediately struck me:

Diary: Autumnal thoughts

'Who would have thought three months ago that an anti-war MP might become leader of the Labour party?'

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Activism and ... Messiahs

I have two words for you. ‘Jeremy Corbyn.’  Woman, Hastings

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40 years ago: How do you plead?

PN reported on the Old Bailey conspiracy trial of 14 pacifists and anti-militarists – many with PN links – accused in connection with the leafleting of soldiers.

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Black History Month 2015: Ken Saro-Wiwa

Remembering Saro-Wiwa

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Radical Music

Four kinds of radical music

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News

Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70

Welsh campaigners mark nuclear anniversary

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Reflections on the refugee crisis by a refugee

An African human rights activist gives his thoughts

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A Syrian refugee’s story

A refugee threatened with deportation tells his story

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Germany gets tougher on migrants?

PN surveys a mixed picture

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What we can do

PN's suggestions for practical solidarity with refugees

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Roouminations

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