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War and peace

Choosing war

A historian uncovers the truth behind Britain’s rush to war in 1914


The Tribunal

No 2 in Peace News’ ‘The World is my Country’ poster project.


Calling for Peace

The Women's Peace Congress


Film: 'To end all wars' with Adam Hochschild

Adam Hochschild, author of 'To End All Wars' helped us launch the Peace News WW1 project 'The World is My Country' in January 2014 at Friends House in London.

Bodkin v. Bodkin

by Emily Johns. The first in the Peace News poster series celebrating the anti-war movements of the First World War. For the whole story see www.theworldismycountry.info


Mobilising empires for war

During the First World War, the great powers mobilised economic, human and military resources all over the world. They drew fighting men from all over the world into the conflict. They fought battles all over the world. The empires of the day threw their colonies and their colonial subjects into a war for supremacy.


Islington and the czar

A missed opportunity for disarmament


Gatling gun gangsters go global

The European war against the world began long before 1914


Postcards from home: a film made for Peace News by Dai Vaughan

Originally made for Peace News in 1966, 'Postcards from Home' is entirely composed of postcards sent to and from the front during the First World War, both picture and text.

The World is My Country

Peace News' First World War poster project