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Rigby, Andrew

Palestine: resignation, solidarity and the great chain of nonviolence

Extracts from the new book, Popular Protest in Palestine, an important study of popular unarmed resistance to the Israeli occupation since the second intifada


Howard Clark: 6 March 1950 – 28 November 2013

Our dear friend and comrade Howard Clark was a mainstay of Peace News since the 1970s and of War Resisters' International (WRI) since the 1980s.


Utopias, Visions and Realities

Utopia - no place, a never-never land beyond the realm of everyday experience, a dream world that is unattainable, a fantasy vision to which people might like to fly in their dreams and es

Sign of the times

The most common representation of peace emblems in Britain occurs on people's clothing and attire in the form of badges, ear-rings and the like, or in the guise of “bumper stickers” and ot

Peace News: the early years

A PN board member looks back over the early years


Ghada Karmi, 'In search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story'

Verso, 2002. ISBN 1 85984 694 7; 451pp


Trudy Govier, 'Forgiveness and Revenge'

Routledge, 2002; ISBN 0415 27855 4. 224 pp, US$80


Steven Schofield, 'Peace and Prosperity: Transition from Permanent Military Economy to Advanced Civil Economy'

published by and obtainable from Peace and Prosperity, PO Box 6, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 0XB, Britain; also available via http://www.peaceandprosperity.org.uk ISBN 0 9541814 0 9; 176 pp; £8.99


Mahmood Mamdani, 'When Victims Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism, and the Genocide in Rwanda'

James Currey, 2001. ISBN 0 85255 859 7, 364 pp, £19.95 p/b


Dennis Hardy, 'Utopian England: Community Experiments 1900-1945'

E & FN Spon, 2000, published in Canada and US by Routledge. ISBN 0 419 24670 3, 305pp.