Issue: 2598 - 2599

October - November 2016


Top Stories

How can we Prevent government extremism?

by Milan Rai

The second part of our interview with Liz Fekete, director of the Institute of Race Relations

Golden toad goes a-banking

by Rev Billy

Creative environmental action from the US

Tripoli trickery

by Milan Rai

PN analyses the recent foreign affairs committee report on UK "intervention"

What lies behind the rise of the outsider politician?


Christians called on to ‘revitalise’ nonviolence

by David Mumford

Church called to invest human and financial resources in promoting active nonviolence

Small is beautiful

by Lotte Reimer

Alternative technology festival held in Wales

Warhead convoys put millions at risk

by Matt Hawkins

What are the risks posed by the UK's nuclear bomb convoys?

How missile ‘defence’ destabilises the world

by Catherine Bann

Cath Bann looks at the background to the upcoming demos at Fylingdales and Croughton

Support the Women’s Boat to Gaza

by Vyara Gylsen

Women from 12 countries prepare to break Israel’s criminal siege


Emergency shelters

by Catriona Toms

Alternative tech students study designs for use in Gaza and Nepal

Renewable visions

by PN staff

Community energy project bringing wind power to Wales

Nagasaki actions at US base

by David Polden

Waterborne protest marks bomb anniversary

Free Ayse Çelik

by PN staff

Vigil held for jailed art teacher

How to stop a nuclear convoy

by David Polden

77-year old retired teacher blocks warheads

Black Lives Matter action

by Milan Rai

Black-led action sparks debates


Radical Technology revisited

by Patrick Nicholson

Looking back at a book that sowed seedbombs

Converting swords into...

by Dave King

40th anniversary conference to revisit visionary Lucas Plan

A few more reflections

by Owen Everett

‘You can go back to Afghanistan, it’s safe there’

Shelter from the storm

by Ellie Roberts

Ellie Roberts reports from the refugee camp in Calais

Was it the best-ever Peace News Summer Camp?

by Milan Rai

PN's editor reflects on 5 days of reflection, re-connection and re-charging


60 years ago: Gandhi in Italy

by Albert Beale

Two members of the Pacifist Youth Action Group, hitch-hiking to India to spend a period at a Gandhian project, stopped en route to join an international workcamp undertaking post-war reconstruction in Italy. Then, as now, such work both deals with some of the legacy of war and also – by its international co-operative nature – helps to undermine the causes of future wars. They sent back a report to Peace News.

Diary: 'Can you please just do it somewhere else?'

by Ali Tamlit

Ali Tamlit surveys some of the trials and tribulations of squatted sites

We rise, for water, for life

by Penny Stone

Songs of resistance to the Dakota pipeline

The Personal Column: A matter of conscience

by Jeff Cloves

Jeff Cloves reflects on Stroud's global peace party

Bruce Kent: As I please

by Bruce Kent

Welcome to our new columnist!

Cartoons etc

Roouminations by Donald Rooum