Issue: 2654

June - July 2021


Top Stories

Paving a path to COP26

by Rebecca Elson-Watkins

Climate action around the UK

Making Britain ‘Great’ again

by Paul Rogers

The latest military review decoded

Britain arms Israeli terror

by PN staff

100,000 march in London against bombing of Gaza


10 years for 'serious' protests

by David Polden

'Kill the Bill' protests in 25 towns and cities

Clapham Common

by David Polden

Police forcibly disperse 'Sarah Everard' assembly

More PA action against Elbit

by David Polden

Campaigners shut down arms firm's British head office

Spycops scandals

by David Polden

139 undercover officers spied on 1,000+ political groups over 40 year period

Saudi arms sales back in court

by David Polden

UK-made weapons have been central to Yemen bombardment, say campaigners

Towards a Peace Charter

by Carol Jenkins

Councils to mark International Peace Day

Bangor leads the way

by Brian Jones

First Welsh council backs anti-nuke treaty


Online tea party


Join us to celebrate PN's 85th anniversary

XR activists win 11 acquittals

by David Polden

Ignoring judge, jury finds campaigners who 'damaged' Shell building not guilty

‘The swallow will return’


Project raises awareness of displaced peoples across the world

‘Kill the bill’

by Lotte Reimer

Protests across Wales draw many first-time demonstrators

'The criminal justice system is failing women'

by Reclaim These Streets

Reclaim These Streets statement on the vigil on Clapham Common


Disarmament is key to a new Scotland

by David MacKenzie

Opposition to nuclear weapons is even greater than support for independence, writes David Mackenzie

Death by a thousand cuts

by Robin Percival

What fate for loyalism in Northern Ireland?

Sarah Everard

by PN

Five women involved in PN share their reactions to the murder of Sarah Everard

What is institutional racism?


Excerpts from a recent anti-racism briefing

Hiroshima conversations go wrong

by Milan Rai

What’s the worst that can happen on a street stall?

Black lives matter

by Milan Rai

Being ‘colourblind’ on race is a problem

'Amazon burning' by Charlie Hamilton James

by Charlie Hamilton James, PN

PN reviews the 56th Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition


Poynted remarks

by Claire Poyner

Freedom of speech doesn't mean a right to insult, our columnist argues

What else

by Rebecca Elson-Watkins

We need to talk more about death, argues Rebecca Elson-Watkins

Diary: 'How to get it, how to use it, how to share it'

by Cath

Our Leeds-cooperator turns her attention to money

Radical music: 'Mawtini, Mawtini'

by Penny Stone

What incredible strength it takes to stay where you are, to offer food and drink to strangers, and to sing together ...

Prussian Couple

by Joan Michelson

A poem by Joan Michelson

Beyond the barricades

by Ambrose Musiyiwa

Ambrose Musiyiwa reflects on the continuing journeys of 2015 poetry collection

Cartoons etc

Telford by Tony Telford