Issue: 2519

March 2010


By Milan Rai, Emily Johns


By Stuart White

Colin Ward was the leading anarchist thinker and writer of post-war Britain. His was an anarchism that was at once constructive, creative and immensely practical.

By Milan Rai

John Rety, former editor of the anarchist newspaper Freedom and good friend of Peace News, has died at the age of 79.

By Jeff Cloves

The greatest pleasure in writing for PN has always been that its editors let me write about whatever catches my fancy. And my fancy is to write about anything I fancy will interest PN readers.

I don’t think I would label any of the emotions I have in relation to activism as “hatred”. But there are things that come close.

By Maya Evans

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By Ian Sinclair

PN interviews the legendary co-founder of Food Not Bombs

By Jim Wright, Chris Cole

The second part of a PN investigation

By Milan Rai

Security guarantees for non-nuclear-weapon states

By Gabriel Carlyle

Tony Blair may be sleeping a little less soundly in his bed following the launch of

By Patrick Nicholson

The UN COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen in December was a shambles.

By Kaye Stearman

On 5 February, a brief press release from the serious fraud office (SFO) announced that it had reached a settlement with BAE Systems, the UK’s largest arms company.

By Emily Freeman

This May, parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty will meet for a full review conference. International youth will be represented there through “Ban All Nukes Generation” (BANg).

By Jill Evans

In February 2009, I went to Gaza as one of a European Parliament group to see the destruction caused by Israeli attacks. A year on, together with 60 members of parliament from 12 different countries, I returned.

A vigil was held at Faslane Naval Base on 15 February in solidarity with the Aldermaston blockaders’ action that day. The vigil was called by Faslane Peace Camp and neighbouring Helensburgh CND.

By Angie Zelter

At the 15 February Big Blockade of the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE), the Welsh were assigned to Construction Gate, one of the most important gates for vehicle access in the coming months.