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Comment and Analysis

Why nuclear weapons won’t be around for ever

150 nations are already laying the legal groundwork to ban nuclear weapons


The Personal Column: A surprising sense of liberation

Jeff Cloves revels in the discomfort of the political class in the wake of the EU referendum


Gentle Angry People

A trip to Palestine connects Penny Stone to Holly Near's famous activist anthem


Diary: 'Will they let you back in the country?'

A french activist liiving in Britain reflects on the aftermath of the EU referendum


Activism & ... Europe... or something else

A reader rages


Activism & ... Europe

My personal earliest memory of Europe is, when I first moved to the UK, one of the reasons was actually to campaign and work against the [US] cruise missiles being stationed in Europe.

40 years ago: European demilitarisation march

Attempts by pacifists to look back at the slaughter of war from an anti-militarist perspective – and official unhappiness at the puncturing of nationalist myths – have a long history.


Editorial: If I go, there will be trouble....

How should the peace movement vote in the European Union referendum?


The Personal Column: Eurovision pong contest

Jeff Cloves thrills to the EU referendum campaign


The carrying stream

Connecting the threads of past to future through our lives and songs