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Arms trade

Stopping the arms fair before it happened

Dan Viesnik surveys a week of creative disruption


Seed money!

Help PN publish Andrea Needham's account of Britain's most daring anti-arms trade action


Arms to renewables

A report from this year’s Campaign Against Arms Trade national gathering


Yay Anne-Marie!

On 3 February, Campaign Against Arms Trade staffer Anne-Marie O’Reilly strode onto the stage of the annual ADS arms industry dinner at the Park Lane Hilton in London.

Yay Sylvia!

On 18 March, Yorkshire peace activist Sylvia Boyes, 72, was sentenced to 14 days in New Hall prison for not paying a fine arising from an anti-arms trade protest.

Nicholas Gilby, Deception in High places: A History of Bribery in Britain’s Arms Trade

Pluto, 2014; 256pp; £15.99


Love your trader

‘Arming All Sides’ is an excellent new online First World War resource initiated by Campaign Against Arms Trade.

Moving from arms to renewables

Sarah Waldron makes the argument for conversion


Jill's Defence Weekly

Trying out guns, Eurosatory, June 2014

Robert M. Neer, Napalm: An American Biography

Harvard University Press, 2013; 290pp; £22.95