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Activist History

Michael Chanan (dir), Chronicle of Protest: a Video Diary

2011, 90 mins plus extras. Produced in collaboration with Roehampton University, London, and New Statesman. Available for £6 via www.chronicleofprotest-thefilm.co.uk

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Activism and … Greenham

I was about 24 at the time, and I was there with my small son. The diversity of the women was incredible. For some women Greenham gave them an alternative to our society, it gave a community.

Greenham women are everywhere

PN remembers Peggy Seeger's classic song "Carry Greenham Home" - and the action that inspired it.

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Theodore Roszack 1933 – 2011

Historian, novelist, anti-war activist and author of "The Making of a Counter Culture".

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From the archives: Upper Heyford and the (1986) bombing of Libya

Reagan's 1986 attack on Libya and the UK peace movement's response.

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Peace News: The first 75 glorious years

Albert Beale makes a personal selection of a few of the more noteworthy images and pieces of writing that have appeared in Peace News over the last 75 years. Some of the items are chosen because of their eloquence, some because they typify PN's often lonely and unique take on the world, and some because they connect with major world events. And sometimes all three.

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Women’s voices, Women’s action

Like much of the (male-dominated) British peace movement, Peace News had an uncomfortable time coming to terms with second-wave feminism in the 1970s. Here are some thought-provoking reflections on feminism and nonviolence published in PN over the last few decades.

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PN's long history

Tony Simpson, Honiton, Devon

ImageCongratulations and thanks on PN attaining the ripe old ag

Pacifist WWI veteran dies

The last survivor of more than 70 million military personnel who served in the First World War died in Australia on 5 May, aged 110.

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Peace News: the early years

A PN board member looks back over the early years

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