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Comment and Analysis

Activism and ... Eggs

'One or two won't hurt'


30 years ago: Nuclear bills – no thanks

For many years, PN played a central role in British opposition to nuclear power generation, especially because it combined a political with a technical critique of the nuclear industry. It also, as over many issues, provided ‘nuts and bolts’ advice for campaigners. Here, PN co-editor Linda Peirson gives some tips.


Editorial: Creating energy for ourselves

Taking some action makes it more possible to take more action, argues Milan Rai


The Personal Column: Tales of the Emperor

Jeff Cloves reflects on Newspeak, ancient and modern


Radical music: 'A Mighty Song of Peace'

Penny Stone remembers Geoffrey Carnall, singer, peace activist and mine of musical information


Activism and ... Luxury

Baths, time and Nintendo


40 years ago: Overwhelming Woody

In line with its counter-cultural aims when moving its editorial office out of London for some years, PN gave regular space to ‘Woody’, who called for a commitment to alternative ways of living, rather than oppositional politics. He provoked much debate from correspondents.


Time for climate direct action

We can only win climate justice by breaking the rules


Editorial: Undermining national security

Why British foreign policy endangers us all.


After the massacres of Paris: dread, revolt, action

Three French campaign groups respond to the 13 November atrocities in Paris.