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Headlines

New Poor People’s Campaign says: ‘Another America is possible’

Bruce Gagnon reports on the 26th annual conference of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space

London and Glasgow conferences mark 50 years since the formation of Britain's undercover political police squad

Glasgow arms fair was directly linked to Trident nuke system, online news service reveals

20,000 Palestinian women march for end to illegal siege

Processions in Belfast, Edinburgh, Cardiff and London commemorate 100th anniversary of suffrage victory

Features

by Lyndsay Burtonshaw

Lyndsay Burtonshaw reflects on PN's recent three-day workshop

by Tim Street

What if the next British cabinet contains a minister for peace?

by Jane Tallents

New report scrutinises Scottish readiness for nuke convoy accident

by Jane Tallents

Jane Tallents surveys 30 years of Scottish action monitoring - and taking nonviolent action against - the UK's nuclear convoys

by Jill Sutcliffe

Jill Sutcliffe reports on two events about low-level radiation and human health

From the Blog

by Michael Randle | 10 Sep, 2018

This is the longer version of an obituary of the prominent US radical pacifist.

by Esme Needham | 16 Aug, 2018

Esme Needham reviews Tessa Boase's new book Mrs Pankhurst's Purple Feather

by | 9 Aug, 2018

A poem to mark the recent visit to the UK of US president Donald Trump.

by | 8 Aug, 2018

A food-centred gathering at Crabapple Community in Shropshire.

Comment

The peace movement should welcome the cancellation of the "provocative" US war games in and around South Korea, argues Milan Rai

Why is the Trump administration praising women's activism in Iran?

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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

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.

Published by Peace News, Jan 2016.