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Headlines

Trump's Korea summit is heading for disaster, argues Milan Rai

Drones are becoming central to 21st century warfare, new report says

Swedish ships begin two-month journey

Anti-nuke activists singled out for harsher treatment following arms fair blockade

House of Commons declared 'crime scene'

Thousands protest British missile attack

Features

by Christopher Draper

Christopher Drape draws lessons for today's activists from the tragic history of the Russian Revolution

by PN

Reflections from inside Camden County detention centre by three of the Kings Bay Ploughshares prisoners

by Jim Peck

Did Martin Luther King really do 'more harm to the progress of non-violence than any single person connected with it'?

by Michael Albert

A chapter in the story of the next American Revolution

by Gabriel Carlyle

Gabriel Carlyle reports from the second UK Fossil Free UK national gathering

From the Blog

by PN staff | 20 Jun, 2018

A Trident Ploughshares Press Release

by Anna Rääs | 14 May, 2018

At a London training day, women prepare themselves to lobby for nuclear disarmament.

by CAAT | 4 May, 2018

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has been given permission to keep putting the British government's arms trade policies on trial – over the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

by PSOOL | 3 May, 2018

A Metropolitan Police disciplinary board has found against one of its own, a former undercover police officer with the notorious Special Demonstration Squad who deceived three women activists into relationships.

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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.