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Issue 2550 | October 2012

Nukes - now and then

Nearly the end of the world

Secrets of the Cuban missile crisis, 50 years on

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Cuba Missile Crisis items from PN, 2 November 1962

Stories from the Cuban Missile Crisis...

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French nuke scene

A survey of current French campaigns against nuclear weapons.

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Nuke news

Indian police kill anti-nuclear power resister

Two local fishermen have died protesting against the activation of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, India.

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Ynys Môn, nuclear power and the new China Syndrome

The latest moves in the opposition to the troubled Wylfa B nuclear power plant.

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Och, och, there's a monster in the loch

Singers tackle Trident nuclear weapons base

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Faslane Peace Camp interrupt nuclear weapons seminar

Faslane Peace Campers disrupt the indoctrination of the young, and come across a startlingly honest letter from the MoD.

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Roouminations

News

Afghanistan: drones versus peace

On the eleventh anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan, a new opportunity for a negotiated solution is being blocked.

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Drone campaign news

Updates on UK campaigning against armed drones

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Diggers 2012 win partial victory

A partial victory for Runnymede Eco-Village

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Palestine resists austerity, repression and enclosure

Campaigning inside Palestine - against the Palestine authority as well as against Israeli occupation

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Global anger against Vedanta

Mining company's operations spark protests.

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Yacoob and Hudson resign over Galloway remarks

Two leading members of the Respect party have stood down from high-profile positions in the party over remarks on the nature of rape by Respect MP George Galloway.

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GM fears revived

New experiments on rats seem to confirm the dangers of eating genetically-engineered food.

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Charcoal Three found guilty

Three Catholic peace activists were found guilty of criminal damage for writing on the ministry of defence with charcoal.

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Comment

Liverpool Diary: October 2012

Rose Howey Housing Co-op finally get to buy their house.

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Activism and... getting started

The early days...

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40 years ago: Approaches to nonviolent revolution

Soon after PN first regularly added the subtitle 'for nonviolent revolution' to its masthead, Bob Overy (who'd worked on the paper not long before) wrote a two-part article analysing the many different takes on the subject. This is part of his setting the scene for the two pieces.

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19 October Dale Farm anniversary

A letter to Peace News, thinking now of Dale Farm, Essex.

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Features

Diversity of tactics and the 1%

The practical advantages of nonviolent strategies in mobilising for revolution. 

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Anarchist Sabbath

A secular tool for sustainability.

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Come and join our team

Almost...

SEG reflects on the aftermath