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Headlines

Hundreds block arms fair for nine hours on'No Faith in War Day'

Anti-nuke activists face 25 years in prison

Anniversary of nuke bombings marked around the world

Tower Hamlets Council feared event would breach International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-semitism

Gwynedd Council has £100m invested in arms, Freedom of Information Act request reveals

Community-owned scheme aims to install 5,000kW of rooftop panels over 250 sites

Features

by Jewish Voice for Labour

Jewish Voice for Labour examines 'a farrago of half-truths, distortions and outright invention'

by Jewish Dissident

Why did the BBC hide the role of an anti-Corbyn, pro-Israel group in its recent programme on allegations of anti-semitism in the Labour Party?

by Emily Johns

Emily Johns celebrates Joan Littlewood's 'university of the streets'

by Mya-Rose Craig

A teenage climate striker argues that the fate of the Global South should be central to the work of Western climate movements

by PN staff

A tribute to Donald Rooum

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

We need to work across the Leave-Remain divide, argues Milan Rai

Our columnist turns her attention to hell, handcarts and young people's behaviour

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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.