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PN Staff

Blair's legacy? Fifty more years of nuclear posturing

On 4 December the government published a White Paper outlining its preferred option for the continuation of Britain's nuclear weapons programme, committing the country to a new fleet of nuclear sub

London's lone protesters aim for mass impact

Stupid, repressive laws require creative and surreal responses.

Citizens of the 51st State, resist!

As campaigners gathered at US military sites on 3 and 4 July to call for British “Independence from America”, others were digesting a Defence Select Committee report, released on 30 June, which cal

Three damage Minuteman silo in Plowshares action

On 20 June three US Plowshares activists entered the E-9 Minuteman silo in North Dakota.

Tuesday 23 May: STOP PRESS ...

Just before 3am on Tuesday 23 May, around 50 police swooped on Brian Haw and his supporters in Parliament Square. Their instructions were to remove most of the anti-war display.

Michael Winterbottom, 'Road to Guantanamo'

Revolution Films, 2006; running time 95mins

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Undercurrents, 'Broad Horizons'

Undercurrents 2006. £14; DVD; available by calling 01792 455900

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Right to protest back on trial

The latest round of cases against people accused of defying London's “no-protest zone” began towards the end of January: eleven individuals were scheduled to appear in four separate trials.

Thousands hit the streets for action on climate change

On Saturday 3 December, around 10,000 people marched through London to demand urgent action on climate change.

For the freedom to protest

Our rights and civil liberties face renewed attack.