In which peace activists appropriate a pompous prosecutor’s words for anti-war propaganda (and end up in court).
In which the women of the No-Conscription Fellowship defy police raids, prosecution & prison to maintain the anti-war movement's clandestine printing press
In which Alice Wheeldon is framed for conspiracy to murder Lloyd George, jailed for ten years, and released within one
In which women across Britain take to the streets, braving pro-war mobs to demand peace
In which a Maori princess leads her people's successful campaign of nonviolent resistance to conscription
In which a young German soldier disobeys orders and takes action to expose the Armenian genocide
In which an Irish feminist advocates nonviolent revolution & defies the law to analyse the war 'in logical fashion'
In which 100,000 Britons oppose the looming war and a very radical feminist pursues a brilliant idea for peace ...
In which an little-known lathe operator organises Germany's first mass political strike of the war, and (later) helps overthrow the government ...
In which England's greatest living philosopher is banned from a third of Britain, outwits the government and loses his sense of humour.
Occupation, massacre and imperial exploitation were commonplace in the pre-1914 ‘international order’
In which a deserting Nigerian Sergeant eludes British forces, and Africans from across the continent resist the First World War
Adam Hochschild on the courageous people who opposed the First World War.
A specially commissioned poem by Anna Robinson about framed WW1 resister Alice Wheeldon.
A specially commissioned poem by Alan Brownjohn, celebrating three jailed First World War resisters.
A line from a 12th century Welsh poem provides the inspiration for this poem by Mererid Hopwood
The jailing of Bertrand Russell provides the inspiration for Mererid Hopwood's 2nd poem
A Russian proverb provides the inspiration for Mererid Hopwood's third poem
Welsh conscientious objectors are the subject of Mererid Hopwood's fourth poem
A specially commissioned song by Krysia Mansfield, celebrating Emily Hobhouse's one-woman peace mission to Berlin.
A specially commissioned song by Dan Kennedy, celebrating the Independent Labour Party newspaper the Labour Leader.