Issue: 2632 - 2633

August - September 2019


Top Stories

The difference between a campaign and endless action

by Daniel Hunter

An extract from Daniel Hunter's Climate Resistance Handbook

How the Western media support state terror – while millions die

by Florian Zollman, Alan Macleod, Jeffery Klaehn, Daniel Broudy, Matthew Alford

Five academics examine our media's coverage of foreign affairs, in a piece censored (and then rejected) by a leading liberal publication.

Time to strike!

by Kim Bryan

Adults join the global climate strike on 20 September

How the US anti-war movement has helped to restrain Donald Trump


SJOKK in Aberytwyth

by Kelvin Mason, Carol Jenkins

Radical choirs make waves in Aberystwyth

Denbighshire discuss military recruitment in schools

by Lotte Reimer

UK condemned as international outlier on child recruitment

6,000 block coalmine

by PN staff

Hundreds cut off coal supply to Germany’s largest coal-fired power station

1,000 XR prosecutions

by PN staff

'International rebellion' to take place in October

Acquitted and found guilty

by Chris Bluemel

Campaigners fined £3,180 for bomb factory blockade

Saudi arms sales were illegal says court

by Andrew Smith

British government acted 'irrationally and unlawfully' in allowing arms exports for use in Yemen


A flavour of the Arabic world

by Barbara Lindsay

Barbara Lindsay

Paris arms fair: 50 arrests

by David Polden

French arms dealers responsible for civilian deaths in Yemen

Faslane reclaimed

by PN staff

Woman held on remand for anti-nuke protest

Büchel blockades

by David Polden

Campaign to get US nukes repatriated continues

Hiroshima/Nagasaki actions

by Chris Bluemel

International fast marks anniversaries of nuclear attacks

The sinister side of London

by London CAAT

Walk throws spotlight on London arms dealers

Ten ways to join the Climate Strike

by PN staff

How you can get involved


Global Climate Strike poster

by Emily Johns

Download, print out and display in your window!

Wake up, wake up

by Rebecca Elson-Watkins

Rebecca Elson-Watkins takes at look at Mic Dixon's new film War School

The making of a nonviolent faith

by Milan Rai, Pat Gaffney

The first part of our interview with long-time Christian peace activist Pat Gaffney

Turning ‘ghosts’ into active members

by Marc Hudson

Some thoughts on how to improve meetings from a fed-up campaigner

To fight a nuclear war...

by Milan Rai

In June, the Pentagon published, then hid an eye-opening military manual


Case Study: United States 2012 – 2013

by Meghan Kelly

Seattle teachers end standardised testing 

Radical Music: 'Zog Nit Keyn Mol'

by Penny Stone

Using song to resist the dehumanisation of marginalised communities

Diary: 'I want to reclaim "honour"'

by Cath

Two recent deaths spur our Leeds-based cooperator to reflect on the importance of weaving the memories of lost friends and comrades into our movements

Bruce Kent: As I Please

by Bruce Kent

The role of persistence and reliability in our movements is often underrated.

Obituary: Peter Le Mare, 30 December 1939 – 4 July 2019

by Catherine Bann

Lifelong radical whose weekly CND stall became a Penzance fixture

Poynted remarks

by Claire Poyner

Our columnist vents on air pollution, 'migrants' & vaccines

Obituary: Walter Wolfgang, 23 June 1923 – 29 May 2019

by Carol Turner

Organiser of first Aldermaston March who always spoke spoke truth to power

Brexit: Ireland comes first

by Milan Rai

Preventing a hard border between Northern Ireland the Republic should be the peace movement's priority, argues Milan Rai

Cartoons etc

Telford by Tony Telford

Roouminations by Donald Rooum