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Features

Priorities when managing a crisis

A view of the pandemic from Madrid

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The UK government’s criminally negligent response to coronavirus

Ian Sinclair lays out the case for the prosecution

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A protest master class

A look inside the creativity fuelling the US struggle to defund the police

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Assassination at the heart of British foreign policy

The killing of Iranian general Qassem Suleimani in a US drone strike on 3 January has focused attention on the long history of US assassinations. (PN 2638–2639) But alongside that must be placed a similar British history.

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On Noncooperation and Constructive Programme

Three extracts from Bob Overy’s recent book ‘Gandhi the Organiser: How he shaped a nonviolent rebellion: India 1915-1922’ (Irene Publishing, 2019; 436pp; £18).



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Stop tightening the thumb screws

US sanctions on Iran are making it even more difficult for that country to deal with COVID-19 - and may have helped to spread the disease to its neighbours - writes veteran US peace activist Kathy Kelly. 

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UK activism in an age of COVID-19

Peace News takes a look at how forty different UK activist groups and networks have been responding to life under lockdown.

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How to ban bombs and influence people

Scottish CND's Janet Fenton reports from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons' Paris Forum, which took place pre-lockdown from 14 - 15 February

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Ten articles about the current crisis that every UK activist should read

From the power of public opinion, to how we might organise to win major progressive victories during this mother-of-all-trigger-points, to the urgent need for progressives to integrate international solidarity with the majority world in their campaigning: PN chooses ten of the most politically pertinent responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Time on your hands?

From French farmers who resisted the Nazis to ‘just banking’ and the idea of utopia: PN's reviews editor provides a quirky selection of on- and off-line activism-related resources for anyone who’s feeling the hours drag.

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