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Headlines

Despite the fragile Olympic truce between the US and North Korea, war may be edging closer – with support from the self-censoring liberal media

Palestinian teen arrested for slapping Israeli soldier

US government review backs mini-nukes

Nuclear powers 'on cusp of new arms race

Coulport blockaders found guilty

Activists from across world meet to share insights

Features

by Jane Harries

Jane Harries surveys Wales' 'hidden histories'

by Benjamin

Benjamin reports on PN's digital tools dayschool

by PN

Upcoming PN workshop: Thursday 14 – Sunday 17 June 2018

by Robin Percival

Robin Percival finds Northern Ireland's non-Unionist parties united by a new civil rights agenda

by Ann van Staveren

Quakers commit to welcoming migrants

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

Comment

The history of the East London Federation of Suffragettes (ELFS) holds valuable lessons and inspiration for those fighting for a Just Transition, rather than an 'arms-traders Brexit', argues Milan Rai

Long-time peace activist and 'very nice human being' dies aged 97

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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

Resources from the Weaving Our Own Web dayschool in January 2018.

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.

Published by Peace News, Jan 2016.