On this day in 1996, four Ploughshares activists – Joanna Wilson, Lotta Kronlid, Andrea Needham and Angie Zelter – were acquitted of illegal entry and criminal damage on the basis of preventing a greater crime, after damaging an F-16 Hawk fighter jet that had been sold to the Indonesian government for use in its occupation of East Timor.
Phil Hearse explores the worldwide allegiances which bind rising fascist movements across the world into a coordinated force.
Edgardo Lander talks to Red Pepper about the mounting tensions in Venezuela
Olly Haynes reports on the violent crackdown on protesters on the streets of France
Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte explain why the political trials this week only reveal the tip of the iceberg.
There is only a small window of opportunity to prevent further catastrophic change, writes Lesley Rankin.
Liam Fox's Brexit plans are a continuation of Thatcher's plans to decimate industry and agriculture, writes Nick Dearden