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Headlines

Campaigners challenge British complicity in Yemen carnage

Alleged coalition civilian killings since January outstrip claims against Russia

Hastings activists take action for refugee children

UK nuclear power driven by military demands - SPRU

Indigenous struggle over pipeline continues

Zionist exploitation of event condemned by local council

Features

by Daniel Hunter

Strengthening our spirits to resist and thrive in these times

by Betsy Leondar-Wright

How would anti-racism infused with working-class culture be different from the common practices of today?

by Daniel Woodhouse

On 29 January, a Methodist minister and a Quaker activist entered BAE Systems’ Warton site in order to disarm warplanes bound for Saudi Arabia.

by Richard Keeble

We can't rely on the mainstream media, so where should we turn?

by Amy Goodman

A North Korea expert talks to radical US media project, Democracy Now!

From the Blog

by Jon Lockwood | 19 Apr, 2017

Jon Lockwood reviews Leon Fleming's recent play

by Leon Fleming | 15 Mar, 2017

Playwright Leon Fleming on the biographical inspiration behind his new play 'Kicked in the Sh*tter' and why he believes that theatre is the greatest medium we have created for dragging thoughts out of a society.

by Ian Sinclair | 13 Mar, 2017

Ian Sinclair interviews activist and author Robert Jensen about his latest book The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men (Spinifex Press, 2017)

by | 8 Mar, 2017

Countries in the Global South have been forced into the large-scale extraction of natural resources (coal, oil, minerals, land) in order to export raw materials. It is corporations based in Europe and North America who generally profit. This 'extractivism' is happening even in Bolivia, where the government once presented itself as the protector of Mother Earth.

by PN staff | 23 Dec, 2016

A call for banner drops on 20 January, the date of Donald Trump's inauguration (as sent to PN)

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Class, unions and social movements

The point of peacemaking is to change minds, argues Bruce Kent

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The World Is My Country

As part of our project to celebrate the people and movements that opposed the First World War, Peace News has published a series of posters (produced by Emily Johns) and the stories behind them (written by Gabriel Carlyle). Excerpts of four of these are printed below. The posters and accompanying book are available to buy here. For more information, see The World Is My Country.

Tools and Resources

Published by Peace News, Jan 2016.

A 100-page booklet celebrating key figures and events from the First World War anti-war movement.