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Issue 2604 - 2605 | April - May 2017

Winning Big

Jane McAlevey's new book is a shot in the arm ... and a challenge

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Distressed Americans find hope

A long-time US peace activist tours the US with his ground-breaking book

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Women in workers’ co-ops

Finding common threads in different lives, different organisations

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Features

Finding steady ground

Strengthening our spirits to resist and thrive in these times

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Class-inclusive anti-racism?

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

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The hammer has to fall

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

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Yemen coverage: the crucial role of the alternatives

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

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The Korea conundrum

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

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If the city were an orchard: City Square, Dundee

Artist Sarah Gittins gives the Scottish city a horticultural twist

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News

As Yemen starves, Britain arms the Saudi assault

Campaigners challenge British complicity in Yemen carnage

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March 2017: 1,000 civilians ‘killed by US-led coalition’ in Iraq and Syria

Alleged coalition civilian killings since January outstrip claims against Russia

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Amber turns to red

Hastings activists take action for refugee children

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The Aberystwyth Declaration: A Green Nuclear-Free Wales

UK nuclear power driven by military demands - SPRU

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#NoDAPL

Indigenous struggle over pipeline continues

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Llandudno Holocaust Memorial Day ‘hijack’

Zionist exploitation of event condemned by local council

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Israel persecutes ‘Palestinian Gandhis’

'Deluge' of charges brought against leading nonviolent activists

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Westminster – CAGE points to foreign policy and racism

Muslim NGO calls for 'courageous introspection' by British society

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Comment

Bruce Kent: As I please

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

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The Personal Column: Jerry Cans and Bomber Jackets

When it comes to militarism, language matters, says Jeff Cloves

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Diary: 'Sorry, did I pop your echo chamber?'

It's good to talk ...

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In the air tonight

Air pollution is personal and political, writes Claire Poyner

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News

Living in the Faslane

Camp celebrates 35th anniversary by halting warhead convoy

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US drone activists ‘not guilty’

'I really support what you're doing. Keep doing it.'

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Roouminations

Telford