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Features

Rebelling locally

A round-up of what Extinction Rebellion groups are doing round the UK

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Seeing Yemen from Jeju

Connecting war in West Asia with war preparation in East Asia

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Ironing out ironies in Norn Iron

Brexit (and demographics) is creating plenty of future work for peace activists in Northern Ireland

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How the yellow vests are reinventing French politics

Participatory movement is forcing France to reckon with the impact of austerity on the working class

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A poster my Nagyanya put up on a wall in Budapest, 1945

New artwork by Emily Johns

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Why protests are usually a waste of time

Activists need to go on the offensive argues veteran campaigner George Lakey

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October marked the 50th anniversary of a police riot, an unprovoked and brutal assault on a civil rights march in Northern Ireland

Robin Percial reflects on the strengths of Northern Ireland's civil rights movement

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How I fought off a motorcycle gang

Seeing the humanity in her enemies enabled one German activist to derail an attack by a motorcycle gang. In this piece, originally published on the Waging Nonviolence website, Antje Mattheus teases out some of the lessons for activists.

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Experiments with truth force

Eric Stoner, co-founder of the US radical nonviolence website Waging Nonviolence, spoke recently to PN staffer Gabriel Carlyle

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Inaction is not an option

Extinction Rebellion's 'strategy' can't work but there are alternatives, argues Gabriel Carlyle

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