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Activism

Activism and... Infiltrators

PN has permission to quote long-term anarchist organiser Ian Bone, a key figure in Class War in the 1980s: “I’ve never knowingly met a police spy, but we had loads of journalists trying to infiltra

Activism and... Resolutions

As it is the season of New Year Resolutions, we asked some people around the movements about their experiences of trying to change themselves, live more in accord with their values, or become bette

Activism and... Unemployment

I don’t like the term unemployment because it is negative and stigmatising.

Activism and... Festivals

I’ve never been to a festival. I don’t like big crowds.
Woman activist, Oxford

Activism and... Coalitions

Sometimes I’ve been working with people, friends, who have very different ideas.

Activism and... Electioneering

“This era saw PN publishing an anti-election manifesto in September 1974. ‘Don’t vote, it only encourages them,’ was the paper’s advice at the time of the earlier, February, election that year.

Activism and... Reunions

We had a reunion recently after 20 years.

Activism and... Hate

I don’t think I would label any of the emotions I have in relation to activism as “hatred”. But there are things that come close.

Activism and... Romance

I did meet my partner while we were organising a demonstration and we became close during that process.

Notts New Year

About 50 people braved the melting snows in mid-January to come to the first-ever Peace News Winter Gathering, at the Sumac Centre in Nottingham.