Issue: 2574-2575

October - November 2014


Top Stories

Unlocking Lovelock?

by Gabriel Carlyle

Gabriel Carlyle casts a sceptical eye over James Lovelock's much-vaunted ideas and independence at the Science Museum

Control Freaks

by David Gee

In this extract from his forthcoming book, 'Spectacle, Reality, Resistance: Confronting a culture of militarism', David Gee explores how contemporary militarism attempts to control public opinion, passing over its horrific reality.

The editors explain PN's upcoming internet tool


Israeli drone factory in UK occupied by Gaza protesters

by David Polden

Rooftop occupation leads to 4 arrests

NATO Summit in Newport

by PN staff

Counter-summit calls for abolition

Canoeing against coal

by Milan Rai

Pacific Islanders take to the seas in climate change blockade

Grow Heathrow prepares to resist eviction

by Kimberly Golden

Bailiffs anticipated at 3rd runway camp

Peace Prisoners Day

by PN staff

Write to a peace prisoner!

YES or NO, Trident must go

by David MacKenzie

David Mackenzie reflects on the peace movement after the Scottish referendum


Croughton Confidential

by Lindis Percy, Chris Cole

PN takes a look at a secretive, unaccountable and out-of-control US spy base

Wool Against Weapons

by Lotte Reimer

11-mile scarf links Burghfield & Aldermaston

Gaza solidarity

by Angie Zelter

Action take place across Wales

Hiroshima and Nagasaki remembered

by Ray Davies

CND Cymru mark atom bomb anniversary

Action for peace in Palestine

by David Polden

David Polden surveys actions in the UK, US and Israel

Campaign nonviolence begins!

by PN staff

International nonviolence initiative begins its first week of action.


Going in for the skill

by Marc Hudson

A transcript of an oddly-traumatic nonviolent training session

An African gathering of war resisters

by Hannah Brock

Hannah Brock reports on War Resisters International's conference in South Africa

The dance of life & the dance of death

by Virginia Moffatt

Peace News considers peace paintings by Anne Gregson

Moving from arms to renewables

by Sarah Waldron

Sarah Waldron makes the argument for conversion

A wealth of wonderful workshops

by Milan Rai

The sixth glorious year of PN Summer Camp

The Women's Peace Crusade, 1916 - 1918

by Emily Johns, Gabriel Carlyle

Another story-poster from PN's 'The World is My Country' project


Roy Prockter, 1949 - 2014

by Bill Hetherington

Peace Tax Seven activist & Quaker dies, age 65


by Cornerstone Cath

Our Leeds-based cooperator is tipped over the edge at a Gaza demo

The Personal Column: Curious and curiouser

by Jeff Cloves

Jeff Cloves ponders extra-parliamentary measures ...

The History Column: ‘The Frenchmen’

by Ann Kramer

In which 50 COs are sentenced to death ...

Towards a new economy

by Milan Rai

Green jobs, anyone?

Cartoons etc

Almost ... by SEG

Roouminations by Donald Rooum

Jill's Defence Weekly by Jill Gibbon