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Violence & nonviolence

Nonviolent people power, some fundamental questions

Extended text by Diana Francis on nonviolent revolution


Hail harmony

Dave Pybus, Peterborough

ImageAt the risk of creating confli

Peaceful rage

Sometimes I try – like many PN readers I guess – to imagine myself in the position of a bereaved family in a civil war and know that revenge would be uppermost in my min

Building revolutionary bases

The second part of our interview with nonviolent revolutionary George Lakey, in which he charts the story of the pioneering Movement for a New Society


Film: an interview with Noam Chomsky 2011

Extracts from an interview with Noam Chomsky recorded in London in Oct 2011. Chomsky was keynote speaker at the Rebellious Media Conference organised by Peace News and others. Thanks to Toaster Productions for filming.

Relections on the International Symposium on Nonviolent Movements and the Barrier of Fear

Text to follow soon!


Who's that in the furry hat?

Peace News' co-editor Milan Rai photographed some of the participants at the "International Symposium on Nonviolence Movements and the Barrier of Fear", held 10-12 April at Coventry University.



Martin S Gilbert, Ulverston

ImageI respond to the March editorial on Libya.

A response to Gene Sharp

Michael Randle, Shipley

ImageI was pleased to see in the last issue of Peace News the intervie