Issue: 2537

September 2011


By Milan Rai, Emily Johns


I was about 24 at the time, and I was there with my small son. The diversity of the women was incredible. For some women Greenham gave them an alternative to our society, it gave a community.

In an article looking back at the riots of 1985, Steve Platt considers not just the thoughts and feelings of the participants on all sides, but those of PN readers too.

By Michael Randle, Milan Rai, Emily Johns

Historian, novelist, anti-war activist and author of "The Making of a Counter Culture".

By Milan Rai

Milan Rai looks back at PN Summer Camp 2011.

By Jeff Cloves

Jeff Cloves examines some recent poetry books.

By Michael Pooler

Michael Pooler reflects on the “Pedal: 100 Days to Palestine” project that took him to communities of change and resistance across Europe

By Emma Sangster

The ministry of defence is rolling out propaganda to slow the decline in recruitment ForcesWatch challenges with a new “Military Out of Schools” campaign.

By Kathy Kelly

Kathy Kelly on courtyard life and courtyard death in Pakistan and Afghanistan

By Unity Assembly

3,000 rally against the underlying causes of the riots

By Ewa Jasiewicz

Reports from activists north and south of the river on the London riots and community responses

By Ewa Jasiewicz

Ewa Jasiewicz reflects on this year's Gaza Freedom Flotilla.

PN remembers Peggy Seeger's classic song "Carry Greenham Home" - and the action that inspired it.

By Milan Rai

Western planners back leadership - but not regime - change in Libya, argues Milan Rai.

By Sarah Young

Cuts and compulsory redundancies to end.

By Sarah Young

Scottish Goverment responds to open letter.