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Headlines

Actions across globe demand urgent action on climate change

300+ demand end to oil sponsorship

Campaigners gatecrash airline industry dinner

High Court orders halt to 'no warning' deportations

Sentencing prompts counter-trial and direct action

Action challenges EU countries to expel US nukes

Features

by Linda Pearson

A Scottish peace initiative focused on the power of money

by Kathy Kelly

Chelsea Manning reimprisoned

by Greta Thunberg

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (16) who has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, delivered this speech to the European Commission on 21 February

by Gabriel Carlyle

Students, parents, teachers and staff can all help break the hold that fossil fuel companies have on our governments and economies

by UN Human Rights Council

UN Commission finds Israeli forces 'killed and gravely injured civilians who were neither participating directly in hostilities nor posing an imminent threat to life'

From the Blog

by Sam Walton | 9 May, 2019

Extinction Rebellion (XR) deserves praise for the impact it is having in streets, in the media and in public discourse. The XR leadership should also be questioned for its approach to diversity and privilege, to climate justice, and to strategy. (This is part of a series of articles discussing XR.)

by Benjamin | 6 Mar, 2019

Benjamin reports on Global Justice Now's recent one-day conference

by Marc Hudson | 11 Dec, 2018

Speakers at a London book launch describe some of the many challenges we face around race and racism and connections with other oppressions.

Comment

Signs of the power of grassroots action is all around us, argues Milan Rai

Our columnist takes on the lack of abortion rights in Northern Ireland

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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.
The posters are been exhibited at Hastings Arts Forum, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, 30 October — 11 November 2018.

Tools and Resources

George Lakey's must-read handbook for making social change. An instant classic, available from PN at a specially discounted price!

Resources from the Weaving Our Own Web dayschool in January 2018.

This new double pamphlet by Milan Rai from Peace News Press: 1917: The Nonviolent Russian Revolution and The Grassroots Working-Class Revolution that Lenin Crushed highlights the crucial role of mass nonviolent action in the Russian Revolution 100 years ago.