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Desiderio, Elise

Big Voice

Norman Finkelstein, author and academic, was punished for his principled stand against Israeli brutality by being denied tenure at DePaul University in June 2007.

Anti-war soldier faces 10 years in prison

A British soldier accused of desertion for refusing to serve in Afghanistan is now being prosecuted for taking part in an anti-war protest, on charges that carry a maximum of 10 years’ imprisonment

High-tech G20

Afghan anniversary actions

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Defend Joe Glenton

This month, lance corporal Joe Glenton of the Royal Logistic Corps faces court martial for refusing to return to combat in Afghanistan.

Looking back on an amazing year

This year saw some outstanding court victories, including a legal breakthrough in Nottingham on 14 January when 11 East Midlands activists were allowed to present a legal argument known as

Footprints for change

The credit crunch exposed many of the failures of the capitalist system and made us question where to go from here to be rid of the free market’s stranglehold: it seems as if the “invisibl

Credit Crunching books

To illuminate the credit crunch and to find a new way forward, Peace News has chosen four recently-published books about the financial crisis.