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Issue 2620 - 2621 | August - September 2018

2,500 arrests in US

New Poor People’s Campaign says: ‘Another America is possible’

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Exploring class

Lyndsay Burtonshaw reflects on PN's recent three-day workshop

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Forcing open the doors to disability justice

Esther Leighton explains why she's been forced to take to the courts to enforce the 2010 Equality Act

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Features

An agent of harmony?

What if the next British cabinet contains a minister for peace?

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Warhead accidents on our roads – who’s responsible?

New report scrutinises Scottish readiness for nuke convoy accident

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Nukewatch – a Scottish perspective

Jane Tallents surveys 30 years of Scottish action monitoring - and taking nonviolent action against - the UK's nuclear convoys

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: the atom bomb was not the last resort

Milan Rai reviews the evidence

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Why decolonise anarchism?

Ruth Kinna explains the background to this year's Anarchist Studies Network conference

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Engaging in conflict

Reflections on a recent 12-day ‘Sustaining Resistance’ training for trainers in Catalunya

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Corita Kent, that they may have life, screenprint, 1964.

A print by the legendary activist-artist

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News

Keep space for peace

Bruce Gagnon reports on the 26th annual conference of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space

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Focus on spycops

London and Glasgow conferences mark 50 years since the formation of Britain's undercover political police squad

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Two wins for arms trade activists

Glasgow arms fair was directly linked to Trident nuke system, online news service reveals

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Blocked around the clock

Hundreds join mass action at Lancashire fracking site

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Gaza marches continue

20,000 Palestinian women march for end to illegal siege

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From Aberystwyth to Westminster

Welsh anti-nuke campaigners bring direct action to Westminster

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Home ed in the firing line – again

Draconian new guidelines could affect all parents

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Radiation research and the genetic wobble

Jill Sutcliffe reports on two events about low-level radiation and human health

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Comment

Claire Poyner

Why is the Trump administration praising women's activism in Iran?

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Bruce Kent: As I please

Bruce Kent draws the dots between NHS funding and Trident replacement

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Diary: 'If you see something, say something'

Solidarity is a threat, so the powers-that-be divide and rule ...

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The Personal Column: Music of the spheres

'If a cat and bird can co-exist / on such a day he thought / then why not us humans'

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'She's driving with me'

Penny Stone celebrates an extraordinary Nigerian woman

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The Sun

A poem by Peter Phillips

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Case Study: Argentina: December 1917 – October 1918

Students force university reforms

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News

Banners for suffrage

Processions in Belfast, Edinburgh, Cardiff and London commemorate 100th anniversary of suffrage victory

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Welsh nuclear stand off: who pays?

Welsh campaigners travel to Japan to meet Fukushima evacuee

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Putting nuclear weapons on the agenda again

Bruce Kent addresses a public meeting held by Wallasey CND and Wallasey Constituency Labour Party

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Roouminations

Telford