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Comment and Analysis

Radical Music

Four kinds of radical music


Diary: Autumnal thoughts

'Who would have thought three months ago that an anti-war MP might become leader of the Labour party?'


Activism and ... Messiahs

I have two words for you. ‘Jeremy Corbyn.’  Woman, Hastings


40 years ago: How do you plead?

PN reported on the Old Bailey conspiracy trial of 14 pacifists and anti-militarists – many with PN links – accused in connection with the leafleting of soldiers.


Editorial: From here to security

On our way to a peaceful, stable world, we need Just Transitions to bridge the gap


The Personal Column: On not partying

It will be hard for young readers of PN to comprehend what living under the threat of aptly-named MAD – Mutually Assured Destruction – was like, but believe me when I write that I didn’t e

A request for connection

Matthew Armstead reflects on the Charleston church massacre


Diary: End-of-termitis

'I'm sick of protesting this shit'


Activism & ... Coming alive

What a lovely project! My head today is not responding. I’m about to talk to an estate agent about putting in an offer for our co-op to buy some land. My head space is definitely elsewhere!

60 years ago: Letters to the Editor

The letters pages in Peace News have long been a forum for debate on pacifist ideas: the August 1955 issues were no exception.