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Issue 2594-2595 | June - July 2016

Highlights

Behind Labour’s ‘antisemitism’ crisis

Jewish scholar Norman Finkelstein talks about Naz Shah, Ken Livingstone, and the Nazi Holocaust

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Vikings draw deep

How the Scandinavians got it right – and how we can, too

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From rebellious student to radical leader

Decades of dedication, giving a voice to the voiceless

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Features

End coal now!

Mobilising climate justice, lessons for social movements

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Peace News Summer Camp workshops

PN surveys some of this year's offerings

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Decision-making

Should you come to this year's PN Summer Camp?

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The surprising popularity and effectiveness of nonviolence

Lisa Cumming reports on three-day seminar on nonviolent resistance at Leeds Beckett University

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Considering How: 6

Printmaker Sarah Gittens remembers the unnamed partipants who keep the peace movement going

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Dan says ...

Words of wisdom from the late Daniel Berrigan

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News

30,000 take global climate action

‘Leave it in the ground’ say anti-coal campaigners

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Signs of life!

WW1 COs remembered

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Nonviolent towards ourselves?

US campaign to hold over 350 events across US and beyond, this September

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Eight acquitted for DSEI arms fair action

Judge says 'clear, credible' evidence of 'criminal wrongdoing' at past arms fairs

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Cardiff arms fair protesters face trial

Call for support for three trials

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‘Until we win!’ – respecting RAFF

Kelvin Mason celebrates the Welsh campaigners at the coalface of anti-coal activism

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Comment

Obituary: Daniel Berrigan: 9 May 1921 — 30 April 2016

Stephen Hancock remembers one of the 20th century's most inspiring Christian peacemakers

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Obituary: Joan Horrocks: 20 July 1921 – 18 April 2016

Co-founder of Musicians Against Nuclear Arms who raised tens of thousands of pounds for CND

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The Personal Column: Eurovision pong contest

Jeff Cloves thrills to the EU referendum campaign

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The carrying stream

Connecting the threads of past to future through our lives and songs

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Diary: Normalising the Unusual

Sometimes the journey can be as important as the destination ...

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Activism and ... Running away

It doesn’t feel like the right combination of words! Activism is not about running away, it’s about running towards.

80 years ago: Where pacifism is dangerous – war resistance in Europe

From the outset, PN carried otherwise little-known information about pacifists and other peace campaigners in other countries. The second issue was no exception.

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News

To remember the first atomic bombings

Marc Morgan surveys anti-nuclear fasts, past and present

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Powerful PN-initiated trainings in London

'Direct education' returns to the UK

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Israel continues to persecute nuclear whistle-blower

Vanunu charged with new "crimes"

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Obituary: George Crabb: 31 December 1924 – 15 May 2016

Dedicated peace maker and communist dies at 91

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Roouminations

Almost ...