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Johns, Emily

Editorial: Nuclear posturing

Two issues ago, in the run-up to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) review conference taking place this month in New York, we ran an article called: “The very, very least we should demand o

Editorial: Best foot forward

Kate Hudson’s generous tribute and Pat Arrowsmith’s more critical remarks in this issue, capture different parts of Michael Foot’s legacy, a legacy which is entangled with the history of a broad se

Editorial: Re-making Peace News

You may not believe this, but Peace News is now counting down to our 75th anniversary. Yes, Peace News began life on 6 June 1936!

Notts New Year

About 50 people braved the melting snows in mid-January to come to the first-ever Peace News Winter Gathering, at the Sumac Centre in Nottingham.

Editorial: Keep going

The climate conference in Copenhagen is a turning point in world history. The protests in Denmark and around the world before and during the conference are therefore of enormous importance.

Goshka Macuga, 'The Nature of the Beast', Whitechapel Art Gallery and Gijs van Hensbergen, 'Guernica: The Biography of a Twentieth–Century Icon'

Whitechapel Art Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX. Tuesday-Sunday until 18 April 2010. Guernica: The Biography of a Twentieth–Century Icon, Bloomsbury, 2005, ISBN 0 7475 6873 1, 374pp, £8.99


The man who made it all possible

Tom Willis was a curate in Hull in 1958 when he inherited £10,000, the money that would buy 5 Caledonian Road for Peace News and Housmans Bookshop.

Editorial: Support the troops?

Do you support the troops? Are you proud of them? It would be a brave – or perhaps foolhardy – person in public life who said no.

Afghanistan: We must get out

The British people are tired of the lies and evasions. We are sick of the futile deaths of British soldiers and the shocking airstrikes on defenceless Afghan civilians.

Was Harry Patch the world's oldest pacifist?

The funeral of the last British survivor of the trenches of the First World War was held in Wells Cathedral on Hiroshima Day (6 August) attended with pomp and circumstance, and solemn hono