Issue: 2657

December 2021 - January 2022


Top Stories

COP26 – the most important meeting in history

by PN and others

Four COP26 speeches by figures from the Most Affected People's Areas

Lift the sanctions on Afghanistan

by PN staff

Unfreeze $9bn of Afghan reserves held abroad, says CODEPINK

Looking at the Nationality and Borders Bill from a small boat

by Felicity Laurence

Felicity Laurence reports from the 'frontline' of the UK's latest battle over migration


Oaks, olives and arms

by Karin Reiter

£500 raised for olive trees in the West Bank

Some victories for Stop HS2

by David Polden

Eastern leg of high-speed rail project (mostly) cancelled

Alternative Remembrance ceremonies

by Symon Hill

Wreaths of white poppies laid across UK

New threat to criminalise protest

by David Polden

Increased penalties, new powers and new offences announced 


Dale Farm Anniversary

by PN staff, Huw Powell

Photo by Huw Powell

IPB World Peace Conference

by Bethan Sian

Report from Youth & Student CND rep

Towards a nuclear-free Wales

by Bethan Sian

CND Cymru marks 40th anniversary

Day of peace

by Lotte Reimer

Mayor recalls Aberystwyth's peace history

Police violated woman’s human rights

by David Polden

Police have spied on over 1,000 British political groups since 1968

Glasgow’s festival of climate resistance

by PN staff

PN surveys 13 days of action at the UN climate summit



by Milan Rai

An interview with Claire Poyner to mark her 15 years working for PN

Women reclaiming the streets

by Emily Johns

Emily Johns reflects on her experiences as part of the Hastings group Women's Voice

Verdicts on COP26

by Various

Eight activists assess the events in Glasgow

How to phase out fossil fuels with climate justice

by PN, Civil Society Review

What would a globally just transition mean in practice?

Demonising India

by Milan Rai

Western propaganda scored a victory at the end of the COP26 climate talks



by Pauline Sewards

A poem by Pauline Sewards

What else

by Rebecca Elson-Watkins

A letter to Fibromyalgia

Beyond the barricades

by Ambrose Musiyiwa

Ambrose Musiyiwa interviews the author of a ground-breaking oral history

Poynted remarks

by Claire Poyner

Our columnist urges you to check your facts

Diary: 'We are the descendants of the Jarrow marchers'

by Cath

Our Leeds co-operator senses history repeating itself

Radical music: 'Every nation has a drum'

by Penny Stone

Penny Stone meets the Minga Indigena delegation to COP26

Obituary: Jon Lockwood: 18 June 1967 - 4 October 2021

by Gabriel Carlyle

Gentle activist with a passion for Dr Who

Cartoons etc