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Rai, Milan

Centuries spent in West Philly

Training for Change’s powerful three-week ‘Super-T’ training for trainers

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Behind the Iraqi crisis: the crushing of the nonviolent Sunni uprising

Milan Rai recovers the hidden background to the current crisis

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Editorial: Tell me lies about the 'great war'

The First World War was not a war for Belgium, it was a war for empire.

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Celebrate Howard

On 17 May, 100 friends and colleagues of the British pacifist author and activist Howard Clark gathered at a ceremony organised by Peace News Trustees in Conway Hall, London.

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Editorial: Standing on the edge of time

In Marge Piercy’s wonderful visionary work, Woman on the Edge of Time (1985), a young visitor from a future North American utopia wants to see a car.

How to Set Up a Housing Co-op: a Taking Control workshop in Hastings

Peace News co-editor Emily Johns tells the story of Walden Pond Housing Co-op,

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Editorial: Nukes, coups and referenda: myth and reality in the Ukraine crisis

Peace News co-editor Milan Rai analyses Ukraine, western hypocrisy, the role (not) played by nuclear weapons in the ongoing crisis, claims that the US organised a "fascist coup" in Ukraine, the "referendum" in Crimea, and the path away from war.

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Whatever happened to the PN Winter Gathering?

There is a saying in the field of community development finance – providing credit to disadvantaged groups – that if you never have a bad loan (that isn’t re-paid), you aren’t doing it right.

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Tony Benn: 3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014

Labour party left-winger and committed peace activist Tony Benn was one of those dangerous figures who c

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Mobilising empires for war

During the First World War, the great powers mobilised economic, human and military resources all over the world. They drew fighting men from all over the world into the conflict. They fought battles all over the world. The empires of the day threw their colonies and their colonial subjects into a war for supremacy.

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