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Home ed in the firing line – again

Draconian new guidelines could affect all parents


Bruce Kent: As I please

The point of peacemaking is to change minds, argues Bruce Kent


The death of home education

It’s still legal in Britain to withdraw your children from school – for what purpose?


No hitting!

Sarah Lasenby hits out at corporal punishment


The Little Zapatista School of Freedom

An international course in freedom and autonomy draws 1700 participants from around the world.


Peace Days in Wrexham

Wrexham activists organise a three-day festival of peace.


Nurturing conflict

Does mainstream education steal conflict from children?


For an Olympic Peace

Pat Gaffney surveys faith groups' Olympic activism



What can we as individuals do to reduce the threat of violence – whether we encounter it in our daily lives, or whether we are concerned about the growing stockpile of nuclear weapons? Alison Whyte highlights some new on-line courses.