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Carlyle, Gabriel

Alice Wheeldon was a prophet

Another story-poster from PN's 'The World is My Country' project



As the UK sends five additional armed Reaper drones to Afghanistan, campaigners continue to challenge government secrecy surrounding British drone operations.


Afghans pay price for US refusal to make peace

A sharp increase in civilian casualties in Afghanistan following the closure of some US/NATO bases suggests that ordinary Afghans are now paying the price for the US decision to block earlier peace initiatives.


Martin Berger, Freedom Now!: Forgotten Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle

University of California Press, 2013; 120pp; £34.95


Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK

The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

Open daily until 19 August; £9.50, senior 60+ £7.50, student/unemployed £5, under-18 free; www.bl.uk


US to spend £189m on British spy base

The US is going to spend £189m on converting the US air force (USAF) base at Croughton, near Milton Keynes, ‘into one of its largest intelligence hubs outside the mainland United States’, the&


Iraq war ‘promoted terrorism’

‘Far from reducing international terrorism... the 2003 invasion [of Iraq] had the effect of promoting it'


Mounting calls to end drone secrecy

Action by the European parliament and the UN


Two recent Chomskys

Noam Chomsky & André Vltchek, On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare, Pluto, 2013; 208pp; £12.99
Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian, Power Systems: Conversations with David Barsamian on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire, Penguin, 2014; 304pp; £9.99


Robert Newman’s New Theory of Evolution

ImageRob Newman’s latest show – his first full-length t