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Strasbourg – The organiser's viewpoint

After several meetings, including one at the European Social Forum in Malmö, Sweden in September last year, the International Coordination Committee No-to-NATO 2009 (ICC) was officially fo

Mobilising for peace

The phone never stopped ringing.

Besieging the bomb

On 4 July 2005, during the G8 summit, 2,000 people blockaded Faslane Naval Base, home of Britain's Trident submarines, armed with nuclear missiles, and closed it for the day.

"I need to be able to look my grand-children in the eyes"

These days the Faslane machine, as far as can be seen from the outside, goes on as normal.

The power of prison support

A Plowshares/Ploughshares support person describes the networks which keep prisoners in good shape - and how they use the prison experience to activate and animate the people around them.

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BAE Systems AGM - followed by arrest of chief executive!

BAE Systems AGM, 9 May. Some shareholders are confused about the legality of their profits. Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) organised a protest outside, and difficult questions inside the AGM.

The colour of peace

There has been a Saturday morning peace picket in Stroud's High Street since the build-up to the Iraq war.

Keith McHenry

Born in 1957, American activist Keith McHenry is one of the founding members of Food Not Bombs, a revolutionary movement that works for nonviolent social change by serving surplus food to

Actions at AWE mark anniversary

On 4 and 5 August a group of international peace gardeners visited AWE Aldermaston to plant vines and fig trees both inside and outside the Atomic Weapons Establishment.

Around Britain

All over Britain, people came together to commemorate Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days.