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What’s happening out there?

PN takes a look at how UK activists have been responding to COVID-19

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UK activism in an age of COVID-19

Peace News takes a look at how forty different UK activist groups and networks have been responding to life under lockdown.

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Ten articles about the current crisis that every UK activist should read

From the power of public opinion, to how we might organise to win major progressive victories during this mother-of-all-trigger-points, to the urgent need for progressives to integrate international solidarity with the majority world in their campaigning: PN chooses ten of the most politically pertinent responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In other news...

For obvious reasons, non-COVID-19-related news has been side-lined since mid-March. So in case you missed them, here are a few of the other things that have been happening as the world scrambled to tackle the pandemic.

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Obituary: Donald Rooum: 20 April 1928 – 31 August 2019

Cartoonist and life-long anarchist who exposed a corrupt London police officer

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How peaceful is your election manifesto?

PN scrutinises the parties' election manifestos

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Write to Julian, Chelsea and the other peace prisoners

Doctors fear for Assange's health

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Iraq erupts – over 330 die in clashes

Corruption, unemployment and opposition to Iranian interference three key factors behind unarmed protests

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Six million join two global strikes for the climate

‘We are not sinking, we are fighting’

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Veterans remember

White poppy wreath laid at Cenotaph

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