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Issue 2582-2583 | June 2015 - July 2015

Why 'why Labour lost' matters to anarchists, anti-cuts activists and climate campaigners

Ed Miliband didn’t lose because he was 'too left-wing’


On common ground

Peace News Summer Camp, Shropshire, 30 July—3 August


What they say about poor girls

An excerpt from a ground-breaking book on class oppression in the US


Kathmandu punks and foreign gods

An earthquake diary by a Nepali anarchist


Love, borders & £18,600

The classist laws that block foreign partners from joining their British spouses


Climate activists now urgently need to reach out... to the centre-right!

We must bridge the political divide if we're to tackle climate change, argues George Marshall


Paris in the winter

Climate activists prepare for a crucial meeting


Fracking, values and an ethics for the ‘anthropocene’

Social movements should take heed of social psychology, argues Kelvin Mason


The Banning of Bertie

How Britain's greatest living philosopher lost his sense of humour, but got the last laugh.


A poster from Leicester CND

A WW1 Tommy looks at nuclear warfare


MoD casts veil of secrecy over UK drone strikes in Iraq

Britain carries out 100 armed drone attacks against ISIS insurgency


Trident sailor reveals ‘disaster waiting to happen’

Whistleblower could face charges


Bairns not Bombs blockade

Scottish direct action protest draws 250


Post-election blues

Network for Peace co-ordinator Claire Poyner reflects on the likely impact of the election on anti-nuclear campaigning


Here are your choices

Post-election, we must make ourselves ungovernable, argues Bristol Anarchist Federation


Monitoring Muslim students

Fears for civil liberties as Tories launch new drive against 'extremism'


Obituary: Hero’s send-off for Ray Davies

Welsh radical remembered


Remembering Lib

Tireless activist engaged in 'anarchic direct action'


Personal Column: Peace in our time?

Our regular columnist recalls the big impact of a pacifist uncle


Diary: Marking Time

Why anniversaries matter


Activism & ... Red

What keeps coming into my mind is ‘Red Ken, Red Ken’, but I’m not having him in here. He’s not allowed.

70 years ago: Germans who could not fight

As the Second World War’s killing ended – in the European theatre at least – news emerged from recently-liberated concentration camps and extermination camps.

Class attitudes

A long-time activist recalls an example of different class cultures


'Gamifying' peace

New app to 'educate' soldiers


Waving goodbye to nuclear weapons

NPT protests stretch around the globe


Pre-election protest provokes

Tamarians occupy Plymouth church



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