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Issue 2628 - 2629 | April - May 2019

When murder is not a crime

State killings in Northern Ireland: what you won’t read in recent Guardian coverage

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Can we unite Leavers and Remainers?

How to have difficult conversations (about Brexit)

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US climate breakthrough

How young activists in the Sunrise movement turned the old idea of a Green New Deal into a powerful movement

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Features

I'm gonna lay down that atom bomb

A Scottish peace initiative focused on the power of money

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Judging US war crimes

Chelsea Manning reimprisoned

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‘Double your climate targets’

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (16) who has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, delivered this speech to the European Commission on 21 February

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Stop your school funding carbon criminals

Students, parents, teachers and staff can all help break the hold that fossil fuel companies have on our governments and economies

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Israel is a terrorist state

UN Commission finds Israeli forces 'killed and gravely injured civilians who were neither participating directly in hostilities nor posing an imminent threat to life'

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The Green New Deal resolution

This is the full text of the ground-breaking climate justice proposal put forward in both houses of the US congress in February

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Sea Tangle

Artwork by Sarah Gittins

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News

1,400,000 students strike for the climate

Actions across globe demand urgent action on climate change

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Biggest protest ever at the British Museum

300+ demand end to oil sponsorship

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Deportations make us sick

Campaigners gatecrash airline industry dinner

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Immigration court victories

High Court orders halt to 'no warning' deportations

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Stansted 15 spared jail, spark resistance

Sentencing prompts counter-trial and direct action

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Women strike for equality

Six million women join Spanish protests

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Beyond nuclear to peace

Aberystwyth holds packed meeting US campaigner

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Welsh communities reject burial of nuclear waste

Consultation meeting cancelled because of planned protests

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Obituary: Paul Flynn: 9 February 1935 – 17 February 2019

'Thinking man's Dennis Skinner' was indefatigable peace campaigner

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Comment

Poynted remarks

Our columnist takes on the lack of abortion rights in Northern Ireland

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Bruce Kent: As I please

'Weapons are supposed to bring security”

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Diary: 'I propose starting with study circles'

'Is it an anarchist utopia? Of course not, don't be silly.'

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Radical music: 'Solo es nuestro deseo ... acabar con el fascismo'

'So comrades come rally, for this is the time and place'

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Obituary: Jane Buxton: 22 May 1925 – 21 February 2019

Jane Buxton, a founder member of the Committee of 100, was deeply affected by the decision to manufacture atomic and nuclear weapons in the 1950s and 1960s.

Case Study: Peru, 1918–1919

Workers’ general strike wins eight-hour day

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News

Four Green MEPs arrested at Belgian nuclear base

Action challenges EU countries to expel US nukes

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Extinction Rebellion spreads

Group claims 200 chapters worldwide as protests continue

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Stop the bulldozers

Campaigners block JCB headquarters

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Peace Schools

Seven more schools to join network

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Roouminations

Telford