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Issue 2602 - 2603 | February - March 2017

Guardian hides Saudi role in creating Yemen’s ‘humanitarian catastrophe’

Applying Chomsky’s Propaganda Model to the reporting of Yemen

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Supporting refugees in Dunkirk

Welsh activists spend week in La Linière refugee camp

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Creating a beacon of hope for all workers

Winning social justice for migrant workers in the US through strategic nonviolence with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

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Features

What’s up for PN?

A look into the future - and an opportunity to reflect on the last 10 years

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The Oxford Real Farming Conference 2017

Abby Nicol joins farmers, growers & economists

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Refused, rejected and relentless

The mainstream media need correction from ordinary citizens. Here are some examples of the 32 letters that one prolific peace activist wrote in 2016

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The death of home education

It’s still legal in Britain to withdraw your children from school – for what purpose?

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Radical Self-care

Poster by Portland-based radical printmaker

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News

Peace march from Berlin to Aleppo criticised as ‘colonial’

March reaches Czech Republic but splits over 'revolutionary flag'

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Seeds for Change splits in two

Training coops now 'more like cousins than sisters'

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Women’s March on Washington spreads round the world – after being challenged at home on disability and race

Over 5 million march on seven continents

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What’s up in 2017?

PN wrote to 32 peace groups around the UK asking what they were planning for 2017. These are the seven responses we’d received by the time of going to press.

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Comment

WWFD? What would Felice do?

Paying tribute to an amazing working-class Jewish lesbian thinker and activist

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Obituary: Deyika Nzeribe, 9 August 1966 - 1 January 2017

Marc Hudson and Dr Tanzil Chowdury remember a Pan-Africanist, poet and environmental campaigner

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Bruce Kent: As I please

An unlikely opponent of war provides a lesson for the peace movement

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The Personal Column: 'Act Global, Think Local'

Our global future is uncertain but also full of possibilities

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The teaspoon brigade

A Pete Seeger parable keeps Penny Stone keeping on

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A better world is possible

A trip to Cuba inspires Gill Knight

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Activism & ...

Eggs, boredom and more!

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News

Stop DSEI – training trainers

Activist gear up for arms fair protests

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Thatcher ‘horrified’ by sub-jack

Secret cabinet office papers reveal impact of nuke sub protest

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Quakers acquitted for Burghfield action

No case to answer for nuke protestors

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Roouminations

Telford