Issue: 2558

June 2013

Archives

Top Stories

Climate chaos, climate action

by Emily Johns, Milan Rai

Action against human-caused climate change became more urgent on 9 May when the world passed through a symbolic barrier.

Defying without defiance

by George Lakey

Morning-after reflections on a Quaker action against mountaintop removal

‘He gave his life for the land’

by Jessica Davies

Assassination of indigenous activist Juan Vázquez Guzmán in Mexico

News

War is not a video game!

by Gabriel Carlyle

A report from the ‘Ground the Drones’ march

‘Thomas, we love you!’

by Gabriel Carlyle

German activists up the anti

Bombmakers blockaded

by David Polden

On 7 May, eight protesters from Christian groups blockaded the gate to Burghfield, the factory near Aldermaston where Trident nuclear warheads are finally assembled.

Features

Transform Now Plowshares three: put US nuclearism on trial

by TNP Support Group

Breach of security focuses attention on Y-12 military uranium enrichment plant

From the heart of the Arab Spring

by Milan Rai

Peace News Summer Camp is ‘taking a lead from the Global South’

Faim pour la paix – à côté de la Tour Eiffel

by Member of Haringey CND and of the Mouvement pour une Alternative non-violente.

British participants invited to join a fast for Hiroshima – in Paris

News

Faslane Peace Camp rises once again

by The Campers

After a recent call out to activists across the country, Faslane Peace Camp hosted a series of meetings/gatherings to see what could be done to save the camp from closing due to low numbers of residents willing to live on the site (see PN 2557).

Resistance

by PN

White flowers lie on the Conscientious Objectors Memorial Stone in Tavistock Square, London, during a ceremony on International Conscientious Objectors Day, 15 May.

Comment

40 years ago: Turn up, chain-in, sit-down!

by Albert Beale

London Greenpeace–established by people around Peace News, and separate from and pre-dating the bigger and more corporate Greenpeace organisation – had organised a walk from London to Paris in opposition to French nuclear tests. The PN staffer who was there reported...

Cartoons etc

Jill's Defence Weekly by Jill Gibbon

Telford by Tony Telford