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Comment and Analysis

60 years ago: Hypothetical dilemmas

Long-time PN columnist Sybil Morrison restates some pacifist truths, including in the context of the then-recent Suez Crisis.


Editorial: Jezza and The Donald

What lies behind the rise of the outsider politician?


Bruce Kent: As I please

Welcome to our new columnist!


The Personal Column: A matter of conscience

Jeff Cloves reflects on Stroud's global peace party


We rise, for water, for life

Songs of resistance to the Dakota pipeline


Diary: 'Can you please just do it somewhere else?'

Ali Tamlit surveys some of the trials and tribulations of squatted sites


Activism & ... Dirt

Well there are various kinds of dirt, but I often think of something: when you’re planning to do some direct action, and when it’s going on, and then you’re arrested, you’re often very dirty because you can’t get washed.

60 years ago: Gandhi in Italy

Two members of the Pacifist Youth Action Group, hitch-hiking to India to spend a period at a Gandhian project, stopped en route to join an international workcamp undertaking post-war reconstruction in Italy. Then, as now, such work both deals with some of the legacy of war and also – by its international co-operative nature – helps to undermine the causes of future wars. They sent back a report to Peace News.


Editorial: Listen!

What should progressive activists (whether Leave or Remain) be doing, post-Brexit? In every area, there are different needs, for sure.

Why nuclear weapons won’t be around for ever

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