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10 December 2019
Building understanding and tolerance in a divided society
by Oliver Robertson
Bridging divides isn't just about building unity but becoming more comfortable in our disunity, says Oliver Robertson.
6 December 2019
General election 2019: Quaker analysis of peace and disarmament in party manifestos
by Daniel Jakopovich and Sahdya Darr
Our fourth blog post looking at whether Quaker concerns are reflected in general election 2019 manifestos. Here, Daniel Jakopovich and Sahdya Darr review policies around peace and disarmament.
5 November 2019
Remembrance: why it matters
by Marigold Bentley
As Remembrance Day approaches, Marigold Bentley considers different stories of war and reflects on the reasons for remembrance.
3 October 2019
Local government: why it matters
by Mairi Campbell-Jack
Mairi Campbell-Jack outlines why working through local councils can enact real change in the community.
24 September 2019
Exploring peace with local young people
by Mel Cook
Mel Cook explains how a Quaker group reached out to children in the local community to share a message of peace.
28 June 2019
Is peace too controversial for the classroom?
by Isabel Cartwright
Isabel Cartwright explores why teachers shouldn't shy away from 'controversial' issues in the classroom.
3 May 2019
10 things the government could do to rethink security
by Marigold Bentley
With new Secretaries of Defence and International Development, Marigold Bentley shares 10 things they could do to champion an alternative vision of security.
18 April 2019
A YouTube guide to peacebuilding and nonviolence
by Tobias Wellner
YouTube doesn't have to be about violence, hate speech or funny videos of cats. Tobias Wellner shares how he's using YouTube videos to help build skills in peace and nonviolence.
5 April 2019
INF treaty collapse: a call to disarm
by Daniel Jakopovich
Daniel Jakopovich reflects on worrying global developments around nuclear weapons and what Quakers can do to create a culture of peace.
21 March 2019
Seeking transformation, not retribution in East Africa
by Lisa Cumming
Lisa Cumming shares what she's learned from East African social change activists who have come together to form a new regional network with nonviolence at its core.