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Activist History

A Peace News expose

Peace News played an important role in exposing British colonial torture in Kenya, publishing an expose by whistle-blower Eileen Fletcher on 4 May 1956.

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30 years ago: Peace camps round-up

At their height, there were a dozen simultaneous peace camps at military bases around Britain; PN ran a regular round-up each fortnight.

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"The march that shook Blair": new book & speaking tour

New book from Peace News Press to be launched on 10th anniversary of 15 February 2003 march, followed by UK speaking tour.

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'15 February 2003' by Ian Sinclair

A new Peace News book coming in 2013

 

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35 years ago

A PN editor, reporting from the committal hearing (where the prosecution demonstrates to a magistrate that there's a case to answer in a crown court) in the ABC official secrets case, took notes which led to a minor constitutional crisis – not to mention to all the PN staff appearing before the lord chief justice, and later the house of lords. See also the obituary of Crispin Aubrey.

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The Lucas Aerospace Plan

This article is only available in the paper version of Peace News.

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Wobbly Tuesday

The day that the MoD scrambled to change its invasion plans

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Globalizing anarchism

Maia Ramnath, Decolonizing Anarchism: An Anti-authoritarian History of India’s Liberation Struggle, AK Press, 2011; 180pp; £12.
Steven Hirsch and Lucien van der Walt (eds), Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940: The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social Revolution, Brill Academic Publishers, 2010; 432pp; €109

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Simon Hall, Rethinking the American Anti-war Movement

Routledge, 2011; 208pp; £17.99

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No gods, no masters

Peace News is just re-hashing the past, setting up new gods.

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