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Issue 2606 - 2607 | June - July 2017

Snap!

The PN guide to peace movement guides to the British general election

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Let’s talk about class

Meet Betsy Leondar-Wright at this year’s ground-breaking Peace News Summer Camp

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Late at night with an undercover

A PN worker remembers a narrow escape with a police infiltrator

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Features

The rise and fall of Phil Shiner

How a human rights lawyer was destroyed

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Occupy 1967!

50 years after the colonels’ coup in Greece

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Top tips for running Skype meetings

PN's DIY guide to meeting online

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‘People Power: Fighting for Peace’

Andrea Needham reviews the Imperial War Museum's latest exhibition

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Murad Subay

Art by the award-winning Yemeni artist

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News

Famine threat to millions as Saudi attack on Yemeni port looms

Saudis have asked US for permission for devastating assault

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Global Climate Action

Over 280 events take place in 45 countries

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Palestinian hunger strike

850 prisoners enter sixth week of hunger strike

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It’s a date

'tis the season for activists to appear in court

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Hibakusha sail for a nuclear ban

Atom bomb survivors embark on world tour

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Comment

Bruce Kent: As I please

A bit of ecclesiastical direct action, anyone?

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The Personal Column: Peace Piece

Jeff Cloves finds repose in Bill Evans' celebrated piano classic

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San Ghanny

Penny Stone reflects on taking songs and solidarity to Palestine

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Diary: Highs and lows

Ali Tamlit gets up close and personal with the things that hurt the most

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Basic Income – left-wing utopia or right-wing trap?

Why did the Swiss Green Party vote No in a referendum on UBI last year? 

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Bread & Roses

PN Press book makes radical book award shortlist

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Case Study: Funafil workers’ 410-day occupation Guatemala, 1987–1988

How striking workers resisted a seven-day work week

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News

An evangelical anarchist cop

PN's editor recalls his experience of a 'police triple-decker sandwich'

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Chelsea’s free!

PN & friends celebrate release of US whistleblower

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Muslim activist faces prison for keeping silent

Prosecution part of sustained attack on human rights group

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The men who said ‘No!’

Mark Rylance joins CO commemoration

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After a £10,000 fine, climate activists pledge to fight on

Court's decision favours corporate power over public interest - campaigners

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Roouminations