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Johns, Emily

Editorial: The trauma of “justified” killing

Is there a "universal human phobia" against killing?

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Editorial: Against capitalism or against “the system”?

What is it we are against and what is it that we are for? Questions that arise more sharply, perhaps, in the age of Occupy.

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John Hyatt 1949-2011

Life-long activist and "guerilla anarchist" who helped expose plans for a paramilitary coup and stood trial for "incitement to disaffect" British troops in Northern Ireland.

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Where next for radical media?

Rebellious Media Conference contributors Anne Beech, Michael Albert, Brian Dominick and Emily Johns respond to some questions from Peace News

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Editorial: Media Conference

So, it’s finally here. The Rebellious Media Conference (RMC, née the Radical Media Conference) is finally taking place, nearly two years after the first brainstorming in the Peace News office about how to mark our 75th anniversary.

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Theodore Roszack 1933 – 2011

Historian, novelist, anti-war activist and author of "The Making of a Counter Culture".

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Gun refuser jailed

Navy medic jailed for seven months.

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Afghanistan: decade of deceit

PN examines three central lies at the heart of the latest Afghan war.

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Editorial: Down the Dark Mountain

This issue we carry a report from a participant in this year’s Uncivilisation festival, inspired by the Dark Mountain project and manifesto (see p3).

Summer camp

The first-ever Peace News Summer Camp was held at Westmill Farm near Watchfield in Oxfordshire from 23-27 July.