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Making Climate History?

The G8 summit in 2005, praised for 'Making Poverty History', was a cynical sham. How can we prevent the Paris climate talks following the same path?

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Call for support for spycop whistleblower Peter Francis

As Theresa May announced a public campaign into the scandals around undercover policing, campaigners against police racism and corruption, The Monitoring Group, have launched a petition to stop the gagging of undercover whistleblower Peter Francis.

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‘RAF’ Croughton – Secretive, unaccountable & out of control of the UK government

Ahead of the national demo there on 4 October, Lindis Percy and Chris Cole take a look at RAF Croughton & its role in the US drone wars.

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Before the Freedom Rides: William Worthy reports from 1961 Montgomery

Four years after the successful conclusion of the Montgomery Bus Boycott - and two-and-a-bit months before the first Freedom Ride - legendary activist and journalist William Worthy reported for Peace News on the treatment meted out to African-American interstate travellers who failed to comply with segregation.

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Exploring the edge ...

A Leeds co-operator explores the pleasures and perils of Community Organising ...

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How the UK is helping to feed the flames of war in Syria

Covert US and British support for Syrian rebels has continued, despite overwhelming public opposition.

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Peace News – a call for stories

For many of us, reading Peace News or attending Peace News events has sometimes had a significant impact in some way. We would be very grateful if you could send us your stories and views on what Peace News has done for you.

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I stand with Margaretta D’Arcy

Carol Fox on the background to Margaretta D’Arcy's latest imprisonment ...

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Adam Hochschild foregrounds First World War's Opponents in Centenary Year Talk

Renowned US author to give talk on the courageous men and women who opposed the First World War.

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Time to convert the arms trade?

Jessica Corbett reports from a recent meeting of anti-arms trade campaigners at City Circle.

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