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Activist History

Celebrating Richard Henry

Visionary 19th century peace activist remembered


Can one reporter change the world?

The US journalist I F Stone thought so


Bread and roses

Downloadable poster for international women's day


40 years ago: Sheffield Potlatch

A look-back at PN's (in)famous national gatherings.


John Hyatt

Jim Huggon, Suffolk

ImageI was extremely saddened to hear of the death of John Hyatt.

To end all wars

American writer and activist Adam Hochschild has produced a series of remarkable books: on rubber slavery in the Congo (King Leopoldís Ghost), Stalinist Russia (The Unquiet Ghost) and the British anti-slavery movement (Bury the Chains). Peace News caught up with him this November to talk about his latest book, To End All Wars, a history of the First World War with a difference.


From the archives ...

Churches, schools and peace


From the archives: Non-pacifist objector exempted; letters from soldiers

Peace News 55 years ago


Michael Chanan (dir), Chronicle of Protest: a Video Diary

2011, 90 mins plus extras. Produced in collaboration with Roehampton University, London, and New Statesman. Available for £6 via www.chronicleofprotest-thefilm.co.uk


Activism and … Greenham

I was about 24 at the time, and I was there with my small son. The diversity of the women was incredible. For some women Greenham gave them an alternative to our society, it gave a community.