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Johns, Emily

Hundreds blockade Aldermaston

On 27 October, Britain’s nuclear bomb factory at Aldermaston was blockaded by hundreds of peace activists in the largest nonviolent direct action at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) for a dec

Editorial: Protesting inside parliament

Sitting in front of a panel of MPs and lords for the second time this year, Peace News abandoned etiquette and spoke plainly.

More US war resisters at risk

Two more US war resisters have been put on notice of deportation from Canada, where they have sought refuge.

Editorial: Barrack room blues

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has sparked enormous enthusiasm throughout the world – and a fair amount back home in the United States – as a symbol of change.

Video activism demonstrates its power

From Afghanistan to Palestine to Minnesota, video activism has been proving its value over the past few months.

Editorial: Towards a climate strategy

Climate Camp has rightly been described as both “the world’s most organised protest” and “the most important protest of our time”.

Climate Camp capers

The third and biggest British Camp for Climate Action fed, watered and educated perhaps 3,000 people from 3-11 August, sparked actions around the country, triggered 100 arrests and two prison sente

Editorial: No name

There were many acts of remembrance around the country when the hundredth British soldier was killed in Afghanistan, names of the dead were read out.

Lucy Edkins exhibition, Housmans bookshop

5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DX.


David Ferrard, 'Broken Sky'

Flamingo West, 2008; 11 songs; £12