Today liberal democracy is being replaced by a system in which people are accountable to a corporate state - not the other way round as it should be, says John Pilger
China is Washington's obsession in Africa and beyond. This is a "policy" known as the "pivot to Asia", whose threat of world war may be as great as any in the modern era.
Andrew Burgin remembers Mike Marqusee, who in 2001, as Stop the War's first press officer, believed that anti-war took precedence over all other political work.
Tony Benn's legacy will be his undying commitment to the fight for justice and equality, and his opposition to the endless war and militarism that are such a blight on today's world.
RIP Bob Crow, leader of the RMT union, principled fighter for social justice and peace, and long-time Stop the War supporter
Pete Seeger kept playing his banjo inscribed with the message "this machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender" across more than seventy years of singing, songwriting and taking action for peace and social justice.
RIP Roger Lloyd Pack. His talent as an actor was not in doubt, says Lindsey German, national convenor of Stop the War Coalition, nor was his humanity and commitment.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love
Hetty Bower campaigned for peace and justice for ninety years, from campaigning as a suffragette after the first world war, to marching against the endless "war on terror" in the new millenium.
Remove all western military from the region and stop backing the most reactionary leaders should be first steps to solving the crisis.