Welcome to Peace News, the newspaper for the UK grassroots peace and justice movement. We seek to oppose all forms of violence, and to create positive change based on cooperation and responsibility. See more

"Peace News has compiled an exemplary record... its tasks have never been more critically important than they are today." Noam Chomsky

  • facebook
  • rss
  • twitter

McCormick, Declan

Resistance in the rain

A report from the Glasgow march and rally against the cuts

....

Edinburgh university occupied

Students protest tuition fee hike.

....

Fight back at the Fringe

"Festival against the cuts" comes to the Fringe.

....

Maybe one day May Day

May Day has been celebrated as International Workers’ Day since 1890 when it was instituted as a day of commemoration for the Haymarket Martyrs, anarchist labour organisers who were hanged

Poppy fever

We do what we need to win…

There are similarities between the UK government’s attitude towards the poor and that in Canada.

Life in the Faslane

The Faslane naval base, home of the UK’s nuclear weapons and a regular site of protest and nonviolent direct action, saw demonstrations on 3 April as part of a European day of action against nuclea

Resistance film festival

Edinburgh’s first “Celebrating Cultures of Resistance” all-day film festival took place on 20 March at the Banshee Labyrinth, a unique venue near the Royal Mile.

Politicians move forward: the movement stands still

On 13 March, Edinburgh appeared to host two manifestations of popular nationalist sentiment on the same Saturday, one considerably larger than the other.

Dismissing the message of the national “Defence Leagues” at our peril

The attempt by the Scottish Defence League (SDL) to stage a rally in Edinburgh on 20 February was the mother of all damp squibs, as the “patriots” were confined to a couple of pubs in the vicinity