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Issue 2614 - 2615 | February - March 2018

The actual issue

A trans man responds to our coverage of the 2017 London Anarchist Bookfair

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Hard-won working-class confidence

Peace News interviews a working-class woman about the difference CAAT’s paid internship made to her life

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Arrest prince Mohammed bin Salman for Saudi war crimes

Canada and Germany halt arms sales to Saudi as Yemen humanitarian crisis grows

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Features

Peace in Korea is possible

Despite the fragile Olympic truce between the US and North Korea, war may be edging closer – with support from the self-censoring liberal media

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Is there an opportunity to move towards a united Ireland?

Robin Percival finds Northern Ireland's non-Unionist parties united by a new civil rights agenda

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It’s time for Sanctuary Everywhere

Quakers commit to welcoming migrants

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How it nearly went wrong for CND

On CND's 60th anniversary, PN recalls the origins of the campaign's commitment to unilateralism

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A Beautiful Ghetto

Photographer Devin Allen aims to inspire love, respect & community action

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News

Free Ahed Tamimi

Palestinian teen arrested for slapping Israeli soldier

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Trump wants more usable nuclear weapons

US government review backs mini-nukes

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13 more anti-DSEI arms fair protestors acquitted, some because it was ‘reasonable’ to obstruct arms fair

Trials to continue through May

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A Oes Heddwch? Working for peace in Wales – yesterday and today

Jane Harries surveys Wales' 'hidden histories'

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Exploring Class: a training of trainers weekend with Betsy Leondar-Wright

Upcoming PN workshop: Thursday 14 – Sunday 17 June 2018

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Comment & News

Obituary: Gene Sharp: 21 January 1928 – 28 January 2018

The lonely scholar who became a nonviolent warrior

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Obituary: Connie Mager: 19 November 1925 – 22 December 2018

Long-time peace activist and 'very nice human being' dies aged 97

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Bruce Kent: As I please

Bruce Kent celebrates three inspiring 'peace and justice women'

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Diary: 'The more a certain behaviour is expected, the easier it is to get away with'

Claire Poyner calls for men to call-out men who call out (at women)

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The Personal Column: The 10 best songs about peace

Jeff Cloves googles 'songs about peace', with disturbing results

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'Forward sister women!'

Penny Stone surveys women's suffrage songs, past and present

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Case Study: Kuwait 2002–2005

Women struggle for the vote

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News

Doomsday clock moves again

Nuclear powers 'on cusp of new arms race

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Peace activists ‘breach peace’

Coulport blockaders found guilty

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No more youth militarisation

Activists from across world meet to share insights

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Campaigners gather to strengthen their online campaigning skills

Benjamin reports on PN's digital tools dayschool

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Roouminations