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Anti-nuke campaign wins Nobel

Prosecution failed to rebut activists defence, says judge

4,500 invade opencast coal mine during Climate Summit

Nukes blocked on way to Trident base

From Swansea to Westminster

Anti-war veterans remember all war deaths


by Hanik Blackman

Hanik Blackman recounts the origins and history of the London Anarchist Bookfair

by Adam Ma'anit & others

This statement criticising the organisers was published three days after the bookfair

by Bookfair collective

This is the view of the London Anarchist Bookfair Collective on the leaflet incident

by Bookfair collective

This is the response of the organisers of the London Anarchist Bookfair to the critical statement reproduced here.

by Gabriel Carlyle

Gabriel Carlyle reviews Lucas Foglia's stunning book of photographs, Human Nature

From the Blog

by David Polden | 23 Nov, 2017

Three Palestinian communities face immediate expulsion from their homes in the Jordan Valley and near Jerusalem, and two more in the coming months, warns the Israeli human rights group, B'Tselem.

by Benjamin | 19 Nov, 2017

Benjamin reports on the Open Rights Group's digital rights conference, ORGCon 2017

by Andrea Needham | 29 Oct, 2017

Andrea Needham reports on the recent trial of Sam Walton and Dan Woodhouse in Burnley

by Milan Rai | 27 Oct, 2017

The full references for the Peace News double-pamphlet 1917: The Nonviolent Russian Revolution / 1917: The Grassroots Working-Class Revolution that Lenin Crushed


Activists need to find better ways to struggle with each other and to fight with each other, argues Milan Rai

A Spanish activist reflects on the aftermath of the recent referendum


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The World Is My Country

As part of our project to celebrate the people and movements that opposed the First World War, Peace News has published a series of posters (produced by Emily Johns) and the stories behind them (written by Gabriel Carlyle). Excerpts of four of these are printed below. The posters and accompanying book are available to buy here. For more information, see The World Is My Country.

Tools and Resources

This new double pamphlet by Milan Rai from Peace News Press: 1917: The Nonviolent Russian Revolution and The Grassroots Working-Class Revolution that Lenin Crushed highlights the crucial role of mass nonviolent action in the Russian Revolution 100 years ago.

PN's DIY guide to meeting online

Published by Peace News, Jan 2016.