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Comment and Analysis

Activism and ... Running away

It doesn’t feel like the right combination of words! Activism is not about running away, it’s about running towards.

80 years ago: Where pacifism is dangerous – war resistance in Europe

From the outset, PN carried otherwise little-known information about pacifists and other peace campaigners in other countries. The second issue was no exception.


Editorial: Revolution, transformation and... training?

PN's editor reflects on the role of training in creating social change


Peaceful disturbance

Free speech and speakers corner


Women singing out

We can't all speak at once, but we can all sing together


Diary: Crime & punishment

Ali Tamlit reflects on his experience as one of the Heathrow 13


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