Issue: 2604 - 2605

April - May 2017


Top Stories

Winning Big

by Milan Rai

Jane McAlevey's new book is a shot in the arm ... and a challenge

Distressed Americans find hope

by George Lakey

A long-time US peace activist tours the US with his ground-breaking book

Women in workers’ co-ops

by Milan Rai, Caroline Kempster, Rebecca Dale

Finding common threads in different lives, different organisations

Class, unions and social movements


As Yemen starves, Britain arms the Saudi assault

by Andrew Smith

Campaigners challenge British complicity in Yemen carnage

March 2017: 1,000 civilians ‘killed by US-led coalition’ in Iraq and Syria

by PN

Alleged coalition civilian killings since January outstrip claims against Russia

Amber turns to red

by PN

Hastings activists take action for refugee children

The Aberystwyth Declaration: A Green Nuclear-Free Wales

by Kelvin Mason

UK nuclear power driven by military demands - SPRU


by David Polden

Indigenous struggle over pipeline continues

Llandudno Holocaust Memorial Day ‘hijack’

by Lotte Reimer

Zionist exploitation of event condemned by local council

Israel persecutes ‘Palestinian Gandhis’

by PN

'Deluge' of charges brought against leading nonviolent activists

Westminster – CAGE points to foreign policy and racism

by Milan Rai

Muslim NGO calls for 'courageous introspection' by British society


Living in the Faslane

by PN

Camp celebrates 35th anniversary by halting warhead convoy

US drone activists ‘not guilty’

by PN

'I really support what you're doing. Keep doing it.'


Finding steady ground

by Daniel Hunter

Strengthening our spirits to resist and thrive in these times

Class-inclusive anti-racism?

by Betsy Leondar-Wright

How would anti-racism infused with working-class culture be different from the common practices of today?

The hammer has to fall

by Daniel Woodhouse, Sam Walton

On 29 January, a Methodist minister and a Quaker activist entered BAE Systems’ Warton site in order to disarm warplanes bound for Saudi Arabia.

Yemen coverage: the crucial role of the alternatives

by Richard Keeble

We can't rely on the mainstream media, so where should we turn?

The Korea conundrum

by Amy Goodman, Bruce Cumings

A North Korea expert talks to radical US media project, Democracy Now!

If the city were an orchard: City Square, Dundee

by Sarah Gittins

Artist Sarah Gittins gives the Scottish city a horticultural twist


Bruce Kent: As I please

by Bruce Kent

The point of peacemaking is to change minds, argues Bruce Kent

The Personal Column: Jerry Cans and Bomber Jackets

by Jeff Cloves

When it comes to militarism, language matters, says Jeff Cloves

Diary: 'Sorry, did I pop your echo chamber?'

by Amy Smith

It's good to talk ...

In the air tonight

by Claire Poyner

Air pollution is personal and political, writes Claire Poyner

Cartoons etc

Telford by Tony Telford

Roouminations by Donald Rooum