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Why 'why Labour lost' matters to anarchists, anti-cuts activists and climate campaigners

Ed Miliband didn’t lose because he was 'too left-wing’


"The broadest alliance against nuclear weapons in Britain, ever"

Tell us a bit about your involvement with the antinuclear movement.

Get Active!

  • DEMONSTRATE Along with the national “Stop Trident” demonstration on 24 February, various opportunities for demonstrating present themselves over the coming weeks.

Are we about see the first Green MPs elected?

The Green Party is focusing its attention on three constituencies where it has a reasonable chance of electing a Green MP in this year’s general election: Lewisham Deptford, Norwich South and Brigh

Activism and... Standing for and holding office

Because it takes so many years to actually get anywhere, even in the council election, I’ve found there’s more focus on building a campaign than actually becoming a part of the “party machine”.

Whatever they vote - Trident is still wrong !

On Wednesday 14 March, the government won a House of Commons vote to replace Britain's Trident nuclear weapons.

Make the government abandon plans to replace Britain's nuclear weapons

Following the publication of the White Paper, The Future of the United Kingdom's Nuclear Deterrent, in December 2006, the government promised a parliamentary debate and vote on their proposals for

Love your enemy - everyone can change: David Cameron

Well we've all heard that slogan by now haven't we? Something about blue green algae? Pond slime?

One more fig leaf for the state

In last month's issue of Peace News (PN2472) Eddy Canfor-Dumas made the case for a Ministry for Peace as part of the government.

We need a Ministry for Peace

In the UK we think education is important -- so we have a ministry for education. We think health and the environment are important -- so we have ministries for them.