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Issue 2638 - 2639 | February - March 2020

US: a terrorist state

The Baghdad airport massacre is part of a pattern of US assassinations

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What should we do?

In January, we asked activists and groups around the country what they thought campaigners should be doing – this year and over the next 10 years. These are the responses we received.

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Suleimani secrets

Before the US murdered him, it formed an alliance with the Iranian general – twice

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Features

The election that sank Corbyn

PN and friends reflect on the UK's December 2019 general election

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290 dead, nothing said

Censoring the destruction of Iran Air Flight 655

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Suleimani secrets

Before the US murdered him, it formed an alliance with the Iranian general – twice

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The man in Suleimani’s shadow

Another 3 January victim: Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis

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Iran Airbus

Pre-war art by Emily Johns

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News

A gathering for activists

Conference marks 60th anniversary of Cale Rd's Peace House

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Suleimani and western propaganda

Milan Rai surveys the UK media's coverage of the assassination of Qassem Suleimani

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Internationals at Gaza fence

Seven arrested in attempt to break siege

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100 seconds left

Nuclear arms race and ‘limited political response’ to climate change shift Doomsday clock forward 20 seconds

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Are you a potential terrorist?

Police 'counter-terror' guide brands Extinction Rebellion as 'extremist'

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Comment

Thousands of arrests

What can Extinction Rebellion learn from the experience of the Committee of 100?

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Poynted remarks

Our columnist turns her attention to racism and royalty

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What else

Where were the 'adults in the room' on 3 January?

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Diary: 'the clear and present danger'

Our Leeds-based cooperator questions her grasp on reality

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A Hidden Life

Pat Gaffney reviews the new biopic of Franz Jägerstätter

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Radical Music: 'Music is powerful'

It's too important not to sing just now, says Penny Stone

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Chile 2011

Magellans roll back gas price rise 

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News

MAW at a climate conference

David Collins & Hilary Evans on their experiences at COP25

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Could UK officials go on trial for Diego Garcia?

Mauritius issues threat of futher action after expiry of UN deadline

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Assange trial approaches – Manning still in prison

Extradition hearing to take place on 24 February

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Olive harvest in Palestine

From Wales to the West Bank

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Walking the West Bank

Welsh witnesses to Israel's occupation

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Women in Black

Vigil for Gaza held in run up to Christmas

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Obituary: Leslie Pope: 28 September 1918 – 23 December 2019

WW2 conscientious objector who played important role in the campaign to remove US cruise missles from Greenham Common

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