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Issue 2610 - 2611 | October - November 2017

‘I never, ever, listen to Radio 4’

Conversations with working-class peace activists: Chris Cole

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The biggest fight of our lives

For many people in the peace movement (but not everyone), the central question now is how the movement can help Jeremy Corbyn become the most radical British prime minister in decades – and stay radical

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The nonviolent Russian revolution

Nonviolent action was a crucial - and oft-negelected - part of the Russian Revolution, argues Milan Rai

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Features

The BBC’s climate denialism

Contrasting coverage of Hurricane Harvey and the South Asian floods

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‘Win-win?’ asks Kim

North Korea has been offering a sensible way out of the nuclear crisis

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Free Corea!

Korean activists say: end war games, stop THAAD, negotiate peace treaty

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Withdrawing approval from the climate criminals

An interview with a leading campaigner for fossil fuel divestment

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Whatever happened to Zylum?

Lessons from PN's digital tools project

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Ghost scene

Surrealist art from pre-WW2 Japan

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Black History Month: Revolutionary

Wadsworth Jarrell's portrait of Angela Davis and a review of Tate Modern's Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

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News

100 arrests at arms fair

Campaigners blocked the set-up of the London DSEI weapons fest

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French clown risks prison

Activists arrested during backwards anti-nuke protest

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Stop coal, protect the climate

800 arrested during weekend of mass civil disobedience

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Silence = crime

Muslim human rights activist convicted for not surrendering passwords

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Two big steps forward for the labour movement

TUC backs conversion and divestment

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Peace in the Borders

Welsh Borders join arms fair protests

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Lessons in resistance and humanity

Head of Bil’in Popular Committee against the Wall comes to Aberystwyth

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Elbit

Anti-drones campaigners to stand trial on 24 November

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Comment & News

Study war lots more

How the armed forces and arms companies influence our schools and colleges

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Bruce Kent: As I please

We owe the 'refuseniks' more than we know, says Bruce Kent

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Diary: 'You should always ask people with dogs'

Esme Needham reflects on a divestment bus tour of East Sussex

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The Personal Column: Control over our own lives

A chance encounter prompts Jeff Cloves to ruminate on Brexit, lithium-mining in Cornwall and the arms trade

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’Biktub Ismak Ya Biladi

'Yes, we told them, we do know what it means'

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Case Study: Colombia February 1997

General strike defeats austerity 

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Blockaders' convictions overturned

Prosecution failed to establish road boundary rules judge

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Over 1,600 peace actions

Campaign Nonviolence plan 'Referendum for a nonviolent future' for 2018

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News

Signing up for a nuclear ban

50 states sign no-nukes treaty

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A-bomb fasts

Four-day fast marks anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

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Stopping the arms trade is not a crime

Campaigners plead not guilty

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Homage to Catalonia

Mayors threatened, offices raided and posters confiscated as Spain cracks down on independence referendum

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Roouminations