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Nuclear Weapons

Profumo's peace links, hazardous headlines, and drains for disarmament

A few months ago, The Mole was musing about the idea of a peace movement “Bacon Number, where we see how many links - of some defined sort!

West Country launch new Trident campaign

A county-wide campaign against the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system has taken off in Somerset.

Trident Ploughshares mark an unhappy Valentine's at Devonport

On Sunday 12 February, a group of anti-nuclear campaigners and activists gathered in front of the Camel's Head Gate at the Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth to protest against the agreement be

CND protests at BBC's "biased" Iran coverage

“No Nuclear Hypocrisy - Report on UK Nukes,” read dozens of placards outside the BBC's Portland Place HQ on Thursday 9 February.

Morning glory

Back in the summer of 2002, Britain's Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE - the place where British nuclear weapons are manufactured) published a document in which they outlined a raft of new

Vine and Fig Tree Planters given suspended sentence

On 7 February, eight of us appeared at Newbury Magistrates' Court for planting vines and fig trees inside the Atomic Weapons Establishment Aldermaston last August (see PN2465).

Institutional violence

In another life I was a teacher, and I recall that in the early nineties we used the tag Design Model to explain how injustice was embedded in formal educational institutions.

Nonviolent resistance promised over nukes

As Peace News went to press, campaigners were making a last ditch attempt at halting the planning process for AWE Aldermaston's controversial Orion laser facility.

There's a debate to be had - make your voices heard

There is strong public demand for debate about the future of Britain's nuclear weapons system, to which the government has recently appeared to acquiesce.

Joined-up resistance

Doors continue to swing open for Faslane 365, the ambitious plan to blockade Faslane naval base continuously for a year. It seems to be catching the imagination.