After pulling out of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 2003, this October North Korea "officially" joined the international nuclear club when it carried out an underground nuclear test. Rebecca Johnson reflects on the implications.
For the past month a renewed debate about citizenship, religious freedom and gender has been raging in Britain. Marieme Helie Lucas offers her perspective and throws down a few challenges to the "coward Left".
Adam Curle, founding Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University, was born on 4 July 1916, into a family of thinkers. His mother, who had lost three brothers in World War I, instilled in him a loathing for all war.
In Hackney, east London, two Georgian houses are under threat. The adjacent building is currently occupied by the group Everything4Everyone but is facing imminent eviction - and demolition. There is still no sign of the bailiffs, but helicopters frequently fly over,and CCTV cameras keep a beady eye on the occupiers.
Since 1 October, the Faslane nuclear submarine base in western Scotland has been subjected to wave after wave of anti-nuclear activists visiting and blockading the site. As Peace News went to press at least 125 people had been arrested for carrying out actions at the site in the first three weeks. Below, Frances Laing interviews blockader Joan Meredith and, at the end, there's a quick round up of the highlights of the story so far...
Speaking in 1994 on the likely global conflict trends for the next 30 years, Professor Paul Rogers of the Bradford Peace Studies Department was astute to recognise the relationship between environmental resources, climate change and confli
With the Lancet report suggesting more than 600,000 invasion related Iraqi deaths since 2003, and with the British military publicly wavering, there's no time like the present for refocusing on the occupation.