July 2006


The camp at the end of the world

1 July 2006 As the impending climate crisis looms, Heidi Bachram takes a look at what direct action has to offer.

Are you now or were you ever an environmentalist?

1 July 2006 In the wake of the US ‘war on terror’, nonviolent campaigners are increasingly being caught up in a ‘Green Scare’ that defines them as ‘terrorists’

Moqtada Al Sadr’s not-so-barmy-army

1 July 2006 The Sadr movement in Iraq is typically portrayed as a hard-line sect. But Sheikh Hassan al-Zarghani tells Katherine Haywood that its main goals are a united Iraq free from occupation.

Bridges to peace

1 July 2006 Fabio Alberti from the Italian 'Bridges to Baghdad' argues that the peace movement will have to keep Prodi to his commitment to withdraw from Iraq and calls for the government to initiate an international peace conference.

Doing the US’s bidding

1 July 2006 Ex-CIA man Philip Agee sees many parallels between what the US is doing in Venezuela today and its successful efforts to undermine the Sandinista government in Nicaragua in the 1980s

Fizzy pop and music

1 July 2006 Gruff Rhys, lead singer and guitarist for the Super Furry Animals, writes a diary from Colombia

Something borrowed, something green

1 July 2006 Weddings can literally cost the earth as well as your pocket. Tamanna Kalhar advises on saying ‘I do’ with ethically sound conviction