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Knight, Cedric

Neil deGrasse Tyson & Avis Lang, Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

WW Norton & Company, 2018; 576pp; £19.99

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'We need to reflect the science accurately'

Cedric Knight comments on Theo Simon's recent piece on Extinction Rebellion.

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Tom Morton-Smith, Oppenheimer; Angus Jackson (dir), Oppenheimer

Oberon Books, 2015; 96pp; £9.99; Vaudeville Theatre, London, 27 March – 23 May 2015

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What were you doing when Peace News turned 75?

Cedric Knight finds dissent alive and well in Stoke Newington.

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PN 75: On That Day: Cedric Knight

PN invited activists from around the movement to record what they were doing when Peace News turned 75.  Our birthday was on 6 June 2011.

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Speaking from the heart

Can nonviolent communication be used politically?

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Second Raytheon Nine acquitted

On 4 June, a jury at Belfast crown court found nine women not guilty of charges including breaking and entering into the Derry offices of arms manufacturer Raytheon during the 2009 Israeli assault

Drax 29 walk free

The Drax 29, who in June had obstructed a train carrying 1,000 tonnes of coal to be burnt at Europe’s largest coal-fired power station, were sentenced on 4 September.

Beam me up, Data

On 18 February, I represented the ethical internet service provider (ISP) GreenNet at an industry meeting on data retention.

David Cromwell and Mark Levene (eds), 'Surviving Climate Change: The struggle to avert global catastrophe'

Pluto, 2007; ISBN 9780745325675; 295pp pbk; £15.99 – but see below

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