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Comment and Analysis

Apple pie order

The biggest bully I knew at school joined the police force. Even at age 16 I thought this entirely logical.

Sexist letters; sweatshops; school uniforms

In yet another delicious footnote to “the greatest corporate PR disaster in history” - as even mainstream commentators described the McLibel trial - it turns out that the leaflet criticisi

Defending "freedom"

You could be forgiven for thinking that the new Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), the result of an almost unprecedented to and fro between the Commons and Lords, is a much-watered down ve

Love your enemy - everyone can change: Sir Jock Stirrup

Well m'darlings, today's Easter love-your-enemy-bunny is Sir Jock Stirrup. I kid you not.

Matching the scale of the problem

In a pre-emptive attack on the US, the Campaign Against Climate Change organised a march in London on 12 February to draw attention to the Kyoto protocol - which came into force on the 16t

The moody Mail; unmanageable McLibelers

Regular Mole-istas will know that this column finds it hard to resist an opportunity to criticise once-Red Ken, Mayor of Greater London.

Love your enemy - everyone can change: Kevin Stanley Beeston

Well my lovelies, this month we're meeting mister Kevin Stanley Beeston.

Moral Mazes

Ever since I got into some warm water for including in a press release a quote which compared Trident to Auschwitz I have been alert to the potential danger of such comparisons.

Editorial: Still time to abolish war

This issue of Peace News has been produced against the backdrop of war on Iraq and, in particular, the attacks on Fallujah.

A dramatic evolution

In October PN met up with former Greenpeace director Rex Weyler while he was in Britain promoting his new history of the international campaign organisation. Tensions in tactics, the need to put the "peace" back into organisation's campaigns focus, and the importance of learning from our own histories, all got an airing.