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Johns, Emily

Editorial: Down the Dark Mountain

This issue we carry a report from a participant in this year’s Uncivilisation festival, inspired by the Dark Mountain project and manifesto (see p3).

Summer camp

The first-ever Peace News Summer Camp was held at Westmill Farm near Watchfield in Oxfordshire from 23-27 July.

Peace News Summer Camp

There were torrents to the right of them and torrents to the left of them, but Peace News Summer Camp 2010 was remarkably free of rainfall, despite the weather forecasts and the downpours in surrou

Celebrating our history: Peace Pledge Union

The Peace Pledge Union was formed in 1934 in response to a letter to the national newspapers from Dick Sheppard calling on the population to “renounce war and never again, directly or indi

The Really Free School

Break the Libya stalemate

Milan Rai examines the diplomatic record of peace initiatives over Libya.


Editorial: Energy crisis

“If it’s not revolutionary, it’s not our kind of nonviolence.”


Peace News podcast #1

Emily Johns and Gabriel Carlyle talk about Peace News, the birthday party, the Egyptian revolution, Peace News Summer Camp, and the point of doing pointless things.


UN demands ceasefire

Libya: NATO refuses to support humanitarian “pause”


Libya war used as RAF advert

“The RAF’s over-budget Typhoon fighter jets are being deployed in Libya on missions for which they are ill-equipped, because military chiefs are anxious to justify their high cost,” military source