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WAR against WAR!
By Ernst Friedrich

Originally published in Germany on 1st May 1924, this classic pictorial record of the First World War has long been hard to obtain.

'War Against War! is one of the most shocking books I have ever seen. As much a series of photographs as a book, it first appeared in 1924, the work of Ernst Friedrich, an anarchist, socialist, internationalist and peace worker.

Friedrich's aim was to make people understand what war actually means, and the horrors it inflicts on people and, indeed, on animals.'

Bruce Kent


<span style='font-size: 16px;'>Tony Benn Pamphlets</span>

Tony Benn Pamphlets

The Levellers and the English Democratic Tradition
by Tony Benn

The Levellers continue to inspire political debate and public interest. Thousands of people travel to Burford, attracted by their story with its ideas of democracy and common ownership. Tony Benn's and Frieder Otto Wolf's sparkling speeches to the annual Leveller's Day celebrations at Burford, separated by more than twenty years, give ample testimony to the strength of this tradition.


The Speaker, The Commons and Democracy
by Tony Benn

There is no doubt that unless we can restore the vitality of representative democracy more and more people will conclude that they are just pawns in an unending political game to be managed and manipulated for the convenience of those at the top.

See our full range of Tony Benn books and pamphlets.

<span style='font-size: 16px;'>New issue of </br><em>The Spokesman</em></span>

New issue of
The Spokesman

Problems of NATO
The Spokesman 124

Ukraine’s precipitate economic decline in recent decades, since it separated itself from the Soviet Union, is charted in this issue of The Spokesman ... Even before those momentous changes, beginning in late 1991, greater influence in the Soviet periphery had long been an objective of Western strategy. Once Ukraine became independent, the chosen methods to achieve such influence combined sponsored developments of Ukrainian ‘civil society’, much of it courtesy of the US government-funded National Endowment for Democracy, with long-term economic, political and military interventions by the European Union and NATO. Instability and conflict in Ukraine may not trouble the Americans much, located as it is on Russia’s borders, but it should certainly concern Europeans who, among other considerations, will be asked to pick up much of the tab.

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July 2014
Review by Gabriel Carlyle - Peace News, August 2014

Mail From Dr. Mads Gilbert - An open letter

Tormenting Gaza - Richard Falk

Review: Unmasking Austerity - The Project

May 2014
Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 - Register Today!

Warwick University Ltd - A conference sponsored by Warwick Universities and Colleges Union (UCU)

Lowdham Festival 2014 - Box Office now open!

Nottingham Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament - A PUBLIC DEBATE

Problems of NATO - The Spokesman 124

INTERNATIONAL CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR'S DAY CEREMONY - 15 May 2014

May Day Greetings - War Against War! is one of the most shocking books I have ever seen.

April 2014
Take action - End the scandal of military spending

Tate Liverpool: Exhibition - 28 February – 11 May 2014

March 2014
Launch Event - Warwick University Ltd: A Tale from the 70s Still Relevant Today?

Whose snipers in Kiev? - A transcript

Margaretta D'Arcy - A postcard from prison

February 2014
Mauritian Personalities Bravely Stand Up - Compulsory Biometric ID Card

Margaretta D'Arcy & Shannon Airport - New Video

January 2014
Voices for Peace - Aramaic Chants & Classical Music from Iraq

Japan and Turkey - Nuclear Proliferators?

Bertrand Russell in translation - by europeancollections

Video: Angela Davis & Gina Dent - Global Justice


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