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From rebellious student to radical leader

Decades of dedication, giving a voice to the voiceless


The fracking industry, UK energy policy and sustainable solutions

A Q&A on fracking with Laura Bannister, Green Party candidate for the European parliament 


A Persian peace

Peace News speaks to the Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate and former judge, Shirin Ebadi, on sanctions and democracy in Iran.


Activism and the limits of consensus

The final part of our interview with US activist George Lakey



An Argentine pacifist perspective

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel describes nonviolent resistance in Latin America


Building revolutionary bases

The second part of our interview with nonviolent revolutionary George Lakey, in which he charts the story of the pioneering Movement for a New Society


George Lakey: nonviolent warrior

A Peace News interview with the man who persuaded us to go ‘for nonviolent revolution’.


In the pink

Medea Benjamin is probably best known outside the US for her disruption of a series of high-profile events with then-defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld and others. She is co-founder of CODEPINK: Women for Peace. Gabriel Carlyle spoke to her at a meeting of the Drones Campaign Network in Birmingham.



A Voice from Palestine

ZZZ: We try to walk the walk, whether we are challenging the Israeli occupation or resolving conflicts locally.

Voices from Kathmandu

  • Kosh, sub-editor, mid-20's: I am from a lower middle class family; I joined the protests and got beaten up several times and arrested once. Change takes time.