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Issue 2654 | June - July 2021

Britain arms Israeli terror

100,000 march in London against bombing of Gaza

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Paving a path to COP26

Climate action around the UK

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Making Britain ‘Great’ again

The latest military review decoded

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Features

Disarmament is key to a new Scotland

Opposition to nuclear weapons is even greater than support for independence, writes David Mackenzie

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Death by a thousand cuts

What fate for loyalism in Northern Ireland?

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Sarah Everard

Five women involved in PN share their reactions to the murder of Sarah Everard

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What is institutional racism?

Excerpts from a recent anti-racism briefing

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Hiroshima conversations go wrong

What’s the worst that can happen on a street stall?

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UK nuclear arsenal increases

New, more powerful warheads – and more of them

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Black lives matter

Being ‘colourblind’ on race is a problem

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News

10 years for 'serious' protests

'Kill the Bill' protests in 25 towns and cities

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Clapham Common

Police forcibly disperse 'Sarah Everard' assembly

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More PA action against Elbit

Campaigners shut down arms firm's British head office

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Spycops scandals

139 undercover officers spied on 1,000+ political groups over 40 year period

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Saudi arms sales back in court

UK-made weapons have been central to Yemen bombardment, say campaigners

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Towards a Peace Charter

Councils to mark International Peace Day

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Bangor leads the way

First Welsh council backs anti-nuke treaty

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Comment

Poynted remarks

Freedom of speech doesn't mean a right to insult, our columnist argues

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What else

We need to talk more about death, argues Rebecca Elson-Watkins

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Diary: 'How to get it, how to use it, how to share it'

Our Leeds-cooperator turns her attention to money

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Radical music: 'Mawtini, Mawtini'

What incredible strength it takes to stay where you are, to offer food and drink to strangers, and to sing together ...

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Prussian Couple

A poem by Joan Michelson

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Beyond the barricades

Ambrose Musiyiwa reflects on the continuing journeys of 2015 poetry collection

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News

XR activists win 11 acquittals

Ignoring judge, jury finds campaigners who 'damaged' Shell building not guilty

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‘The swallow will return’

Project raises awareness of displaced peoples across the world

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‘Kill the bill’

Protests across Wales draw many first-time demonstrators

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'The criminal justice system is failing women'

Reclaim These Streets statement on the vigil on Clapham Common

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'Amazon burning' by Charlie Hamilton James

PN reviews the 56th Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

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Online tea party

Join us to celebrate PN's 85th anniversary

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Telford