Issue: 2543

March 2012


Top Stories

Bahrain Rises


US activist K. Flo Razowsky reports on Bahrain Witness, US complicity and her deportation from the Gulf kingdom

How to start a revolution

by Ian Sinclair

Gene Sharp has influenced popular revolutions and revolts across the globe. PN interviewed him during his recent trip to London.

How Swedes and Norwegians broke the power of the ‘1%’

by George Lakey

George Lakey ponders the lessons from Scandanavia's epic history of nonviolent struggle

PN responds to Chris Hedges' attack on the "black bloc"


Torture, drones and assassination

by Gabriel Carlyle

Will the US nix the Taliban's latest peace move?

Stop the War has double trouble demo

by David Polden

Scuffles break out at Syria/Iran action

Anti-cuts activists blockade Oxford circus

by David Polden

Disabled activists take to the streets

Marching for peace with Iran

by John Lindsay

Global protests surveyed

Spies R Us

by David Polden

A new official report on undercover police fails to deal with the real issues

Climate activists give warming warning

by John Lindsay

Protestors target British Gas over fuel poverty

Hinkley up a tree

by John Lindsay

Anti-nuclear power activists occupy oak grove



by Milan Rai

Western powers wanted 'leadership change, regime stabilisation' in Libya

Disarmament day or dirty deal?

by David MacKenzie

Where does the SNP really stand on Trident?


Kabul at work


PN looks at the remarkable work of Afghan graffitti artist Shamsia Hassani

Bread and roses

by Emily Johns

Downloadable poster for international women's day

Can one reporter change the world?

by DD Guttenplan

The US journalist I F Stone thought so

Five resist the census

by John Lindsay

Four hundred people are being prosecuted for refusing to fill out the 2011 census. Many of them took their stand on political grounds. Here are some of those who are resisting.

Tacoma Action Figure


Veteran peace activist Bill 'Bix' Bichsel inspires cartoonist

News from Wales and Scotland

A dragon on the new frontline

by Phil Steele

From Hinkley Point in Somerset to Wylfa in the far north of Wales, the campaign against a new generation of nuclear power stations is heating up day-by-day.

Cwtch Community Centre evicted - down but not out

by Kelvin Mason

"No reason for the story to end here" say activists.

Celebrating Richard Henry

by Cymdeithas y Cymod

Visionary 19th century peace activist remembered

No home for Trident in England

by Sarah Young

Would ousting Trident from Scotland spell a end to the weapons system?

RSVP: your invite to 30 days of action at Faslane

by Faslane Peace Camp

Faslane Peace Camp marks its 30th anniversary

Cartoons etc

Jill's Defence Weekly by Jill Gibbon

Tony Telford by Tony Telford

Almost ... by SEG