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Comment and Analysis

Theresa May, Lucas Aerospace, workers’ self-management and decarbonising the economy

What are Britain's corporate leader so worried about?

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60 years ago: Gandhi in Italy

Two members of the Pacifist Youth Action Group, hitch-hiking to India to spend a period at a Gandhian project, stopped en route to join an international workcamp undertaking post-war reconstruction in Italy. Then, as now, such work both deals with some of the legacy of war and also – by its international co-operative nature – helps to undermine the causes of future wars. They sent back a report to Peace News.

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Activism & ... Dirt

Well there are various kinds of dirt, but I often think of something: when you’re planning to do some direct action, and when it’s going on, and then you’re arrested, you’re often very dirty because you can’t get washed.

Diary: 'Can you please just do it somewhere else?'

Ali Tamlit surveys some of the trials and tribulations of squatted sites

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We rise, for water, for life

Songs of resistance to the Dakota pipeline

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The Personal Column: A matter of conscience

Jeff Cloves reflects on Stroud's global peace party

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Bruce Kent: As I please

Welcome to our new columnist!

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Editorial: Jezza and The Donald

What lies behind the rise of the outsider politician?

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40 years ago: European demilitarisation march

Attempts by pacifists to look back at the slaughter of war from an anti-militarist perspective – and official unhappiness at the puncturing of nationalist myths – have a long history.

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Activism & ... Europe

My personal earliest memory of Europe is, when I first moved to the UK, one of the reasons was actually to campaign and work against the [US] cruise missiles being stationed in Europe.