Issue: 2586-2587

October 2015 - November 2015


Top Stories

Time to take direct action for climate justice

by Milan Rai, Gabriel Carlyle

PN offers training for Paris climate actions

Seed money!


Help PN publish Andrea Needham's account of Britain's most daring anti-arms trade action

Facing up to classism can help build stronger groups and stronger movements

by Milan Rai, Betsy Leondar-Wright

The first part of an interview with author, trainer and activist Betsy Leondar-Wright


Seed money!


Help PN publish Andrea Needham's account of Britain's most daring anti-arms trade action

Stopping the arms fair before it happened

by Dan Viesnik

Dan Viesnik surveys a week of creative disruption

Hastings anti-roads camp

by PN staff

Trees replanted in threatened valley

Escaping the heart of darkness

by Kelvin Mason

Coal campaigners win Caerphilly victory

Kill list

by Chris Cole

British drones kill British citizens

It’s time we valued our digital freedom

by Benjamin

Free Software has come of age


Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70

by Wendy Lewis

Welsh campaigners mark nuclear anniversary

Reflections on the refugee crisis by a refugee

by Almamy Taal, PN staff

An African human rights activist gives his thoughts

A Syrian refugee’s story

by Majdy Al-Kassem

A refugee threatened with deportation tells his story

Germany gets tougher on migrants?

by PN staff

PN surveys a mixed picture

What we can do


PN's suggestions for practical solidarity with refugees


Jeremy Corbyn and the peace movement

by Ian Sinclair

Peace activists should mobilise in support of Corbyn, argues Ian Sinclair

Pogrom / Rubicon

by Emily Johns

A family story of loss and arrival

A new wave of affection

by Love Activists

A network of direct actionists comes out of Occupy

What a champ camp!

by Summer Camp folk

A look back at PN Summer Camp 2015

Learning to ride the bicycle of nonviolence

by Stellen Vinthagen

Nonviolence isn't just the absence of violence, argues Stellen Vinthagen


Innocent until ‘likely’ to commit a crime

by Milan Rai

The UK Defence Secretary appears to have created his own new legal principle

Diary: Autumnal thoughts

by Virginia Moffatt

'Who would have thought three months ago that an anti-war MP might become leader of the Labour party?'

Activism and ... Messiahs


I have two words for you. ‘Jeremy Corbyn.’  Woman, Hastings

40 years ago: How do you plead?

by Albert Beale

PN reported on the Old Bailey conspiracy trial of 14 pacifists and anti-militarists – many with PN links – accused in connection with the leafleting of soldiers.

Black History Month 2015: Ken Saro-Wiwa

by Emily Johns

Remembering Saro-Wiwa

Radical Music

by Penny Stone

Four kinds of radical music

Cartoons etc

Roouminations by Donald Rooum

Almost ... by SEG