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About Ann Pettitt

Ann Pettitt helped set up the peace-camp at Greenham Common. She runs a business making hand-made wall tiles, and was a teacher in comprehensives.

Articles by Ann Pettitt

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Clare Sambrook

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Greenham: no failure like success

The Greenham Common women's peace-camp of the 1980s is a rich source of learning for the anti-war struggles of a new era, says the movement's co-founder Ann Pettitt.

Militant moderation - rethinking 'peace'

Is military action in Afghanistan justified? The dilemma is ethical as well as strategic, especially for a veteran of the Greenham Common campaign with family memories of the struggle against Nazism. But history is not enough: as the contours of ‘peace’ and ‘war’ change, so must our thinking.

Silent spring and living landscape

Foot and mouth is an alarm call. But are the British already reaching for the sentimental snooze button? A Welsh smallholder challenges walkers, townies and consumers to wake up, as well as farmers.
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