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Issue 2600 - 2601 | December 2016 - January 2017

Chomsky warns of climate emergency

Global South takes lead on zero-carbon future as climate denier elected US president

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Disjointed, despairing, determined, devoted

Six radical US women respond to the election of Donald Trump as US president

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Viking Economics: how the Scandinavians got it right – and how we can, too

Ian Sinclair reviews George Lakey's new book

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Features

European parliament calls for ban on nuclear weapons

Landmark resolution could trigger new treaty

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The Lucas Aerospace Plan

Cut War, Not Jobs: an inspiring example of constructive thinking from the 1970s

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Spotlight on Saudi

An interview with the co-founder of the women-led US peace group CODEPINK.

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Sowing seeds of hope

A direct action PN booktour around Britain

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The year Peace News was the news

Former PN worker Andrew Shephard sets out the background to his new novel

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Other responses to the US election from the UK

Act, talk to the 'other' and don't lose hope

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Theresa May, Lucas Aerospace, workers’ self-management and decarbonising the economy

What are Britain's corporate leader so worried about?

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News

CAAT will prove Britain has acted illegally in arming the Saudi assault on Yemen

High Court to scrutinise UK arms exports

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Humbled in love

Peace activists walk free after actions in Australia and the US.

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Migrant deaths increase as EU focuses on border control

Death-rate has tripled says UN

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‘War is Peace’

Welsh event explores Orwellian present

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Cranes fly from Aberystwyth to Hiroshima

Welsh peace activist visits Japan

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The UN will ban nuclear weapons in 2017

Global nuclear-weapons-free zone could hinder US military

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The Feminist Library wins a reprieve

Celebrating a powerhouse of women’s archiving and activism since 1975

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Comment

Bruce Kent: As I please

If ever there was a time for action, this it it, says Bruce Kent

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The Personal Column: The food of love

Jeff Cloves celebrates the music of Mike Adcock

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Lessons in harmony

'A group of people cannot all speak at once, but they can sing together.'

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Diary: ''I'm ready for the fight"

US activist and trainer Nicole Marin Baena on waking up on the day after the US election

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Obituary: John Ainslie, 3 May 1954 – 21 October 2016

Quiet, reserved minister who co-ordinated Scottish CND from 1991

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Activism & ... the end of the world as we know it

'Not a big issue, then!

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60 years ago: Hypothetical dilemmas

Long-time PN columnist Sybil Morrison restates some pacifist truths, including in the context of the then-recent Suez Crisis.

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News

Back to Drax

Biofuels challenged in North Yorks

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Memory

Alternative remembrance day events held around UK

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Sisters of mercy

Women vow to continue sailing to Gaza after ship seized

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The law

Campaigners challenge nukes in court

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Roouminations