Issue: 2614 - 2615

February - March 2018


Top Stories

The actual issue

by Charlie Kiss

A trans man responds to our coverage of the 2017 London Anarchist Bookfair

Hard-won working-class confidence

by Holly-Rae Smith, Milan Rai

Peace News interviews a working-class woman about the difference CAAT’s paid internship made to her life

Arrest prince Mohammed bin Salman for Saudi war crimes

by PN staff

Canada and Germany halt arms sales to Saudi as Yemen humanitarian crisis grows

The history of the East London Federation of Suffragettes (ELFS) holds valuable lessons and inspiration for those fighting for a Just Transition, rather than an 'arms-traders Brexit', argues Milan Rai


Free Ahed Tamimi

by David Polden

Palestinian teen arrested for slapping Israeli soldier

Trump wants more usable nuclear weapons

by Benjamin Kaplan

US government review backs mini-nukes

A Oes Heddwch? Working for peace in Wales – yesterday and today

by Jane Harries

Jane Harries surveys Wales' 'hidden histories'

Exploring Class: a training of trainers weekend with Betsy Leondar-Wright

by PN

Upcoming PN workshop: Thursday 14 – Sunday 17 June 2018


Doomsday clock moves again

by PN

Nuclear powers 'on cusp of new arms race

Peace activists ‘breach peace’

by David Polden

Coulport blockaders found guilty

No more youth militarisation

by Benjamin Kaplan

Activists from across world meet to share insights

Campaigners gather to strengthen their online campaigning skills

by Benjamin

Benjamin reports on PN's digital tools dayschool


Peace in Korea is possible

by Milan Rai

Despite the fragile Olympic truce between the US and North Korea, war may be edging closer – with support from the self-censoring liberal media

Is there an opportunity to move towards a united Ireland?

by Robin Percival

Robin Percival finds Northern Ireland's non-Unionist parties united by a new civil rights agenda

It’s time for Sanctuary Everywhere

by Ann van Staveren, Tim Gee

Quakers commit to welcoming migrants

How it nearly went wrong for CND

by PN

On CND's 60th anniversary, PN recalls the origins of the campaign's commitment to unilateralism

A Beautiful Ghetto

by Devin Allen

Photographer Devin Allen aims to inspire love, respect & community action

Comment & News

Obituary: Gene Sharp: 21 January 1928 – 28 January 2018

by George Lakey

The lonely scholar who became a nonviolent warrior

Obituary: Connie Mager: 19 November 1925 – 22 December 2018

by Lorna Vahey

Long-time peace activist and 'very nice human being' dies aged 97

Bruce Kent: As I please

by Bruce Kent

Bruce Kent celebrates three inspiring 'peace and justice women'

Diary: 'The more a certain behaviour is expected, the easier it is to get away with'

by Claire Poyner

Claire Poyner calls for men to call-out men who call out (at women)

The Personal Column: The 10 best songs about peace

by Jeff Cloves

Jeff Cloves googles 'songs about peace', with disturbing results

'Forward sister women!'

by Penny Stone

Penny Stone surveys women's suffrage songs, past and present

Case Study: Kuwait 2002–2005

by Julio Alicea

Women struggle for the vote

Cartoons etc

Roouminations by Donald Rooum