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British government acted 'irrationally and unlawfully' in allowing arms exports for use in Yemen

Walk throws spotlight on London arms dealers

Campaigners fined £3,180 for bomb factory blockade

International fast marks anniversaries of nuclear attacks

Campaign to get US nukes repatriated continues

Features

by Milan Rai

In June, the Pentagon published, then hid an eye-opening military manual

by Marc Hudson

Some thoughts on how to improve meetings from a fed-up campaigner

by Milan Rai

The first part of our interview with long-time Christian peace activist Pat Gaffney

by Emily Johns

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From the Blog

by Sam Walton | 9 May, 2019

Extinction Rebellion (XR) deserves praise for the impact it is having in streets, in the media and in public discourse. The XR leadership should also be questioned for its approach to diversity and privilege, to climate justice, and to strategy. (This is part of a series of articles discussing XR.)

by Benjamin | 6 Mar, 2019

Benjamin reports on Global Justice Now's recent one-day conference

Comment

Preventing a hard border between Northern Ireland the Republic should be the peace movement's priority, argues Milan Rai

How the US anti-war movement has helped to restrain Donald Trump

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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.
The posters are been exhibited at Hastings Arts Forum, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, 30 October — 11 November 2018.

Tools and Resources

George Lakey's must-read handbook for making social change. An instant classic, available from PN at a specially discounted price!

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.