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otkökü devrimi = graswurzelrevolution = grassroots revolution: A Turkish and German-speaking voice for a nonviolent, anarchist society

In 2001, German nonviolent-anarchist newspaper graswurzelrevolution began an ambitious media solidarity project with Turkish antimilitarists. The editors of the project reflect on the challenges and outcomes to date.


Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber, 'Weapons of mass deception: the uses of propaganda in Bush's war on Iraq'

Jeremy P Tarcher/ Penguin, 2003; ISBN 1 58542 276 2; US$11.95, CAN$17.99


Amira Hass, 'Reporting from Ramallah'

Semiotext(e) 2003; ISBN 1 58435 0 19 9; US$14.95


SchNEWS, 'Peace de Resistance: SchNEWS Annual 2003'

SchNEWS 2003, ISBN 0 9529748 7 8, 304pp, £8


Vision Machine: a web of stories, networked solidarities / The Globalisation Tapes: a Vision Machine collaboration

Sharman Sinaga's granddaughter looks bored as her grandfather demonstrates for the camera his favoured technique of market liberalisation: holding union activists upside down in flooded fi

Ask questions, speak up, disobey!

When it all started, back in 1991, I could hardly imagine where it would end.

War is our common enemy

Launched in February 2003 to "offer a humanitarian perspective during the then-looming conflict" in Iraq, Electronic Iraq (eIraq) is the project of two groups who will be familiar to many PN readers - Voices in the Wilderness (US) and Electronic Intifada. We caught up with Nigel Parry, co-founder of both projects, to discuss the ethos behind this online information project.


Reporting the World and peace journalism

Many journalists enter their profession motivated by some idea, however vaguely defined, of doing some good in the world.

Knowledge is power

One morning, during the recent invasion of Iraq, I was at home when I idly flipped the tv on.”Daytime tv!” I thought - haven't seen this for a good while.