Peace News writes about its role in creating the globally-recognised icon. ‘Without you (Hugh Brock), Michael Randel (sic) and Pat (Arrowsmith) there would have been no symbol.’ So wrote the artist and designer of the nuclear disarmament symbol, Gerald Holtom, in a letter dated 29 September 1973 to Hugh Brock, PN editor 1955–1964, and the chair of
This text was contributed to Freedom by David Adam: a human rights, disability and Class War activist who wrote I am a cliché, published by Variant 18 Autumn 2003.
Today, Paris and other French urban zones see the demonstrations of the gilets jaunes, organised in part through new media.
In Ireland, a 2010 structural adjustment programme ordered the country to start charging domestic customers for water, where previously it was included in local taxation.
Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.
In April 2017, Anna Campbell made the journey to Rojava to fight with the YPJ in defence of the revolution and the Kurdish people.