At a time when the global media is dominated by stories of war and terrorism, it is important to remember that millions of people around the world are actively working towards peace. Take Wool Against Weapons as an example: on 9 August this year, hundreds of participants unrolled a seven-mile-long ‘peace scarf’ from the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Aldermaston to AWE Burghfield, Berkshire to symbolise ordinary people’s opposition to nuclear weapons, and to commemorate the bombing of Nagasaki 69 years ago, in which 74,000 citizens lost their lives. ...


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