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Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS)

Gill Hurle of MAW draws attention to GDAMS 2019 Final Report which presents a summary of 2019 Global Days of Action on Military Spending, including an overview, highlights, materials and a compilation of all actions carried out, accompanied by a selection of pictures. 141 more words

Civilised Policies

U.S. must learn from the past

Today, the 74th Anniversary of the U.S. Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, seemed an appropriate time to share this. Also relevant since it references the Wright Patterson Air Force Museum just outside of Dayton, a community also in the news for last weekend’s horrific violence. 1,796 more words

Dear moderators of the US Presidential debates: How about raising the issue of how to avert nuclear war?

You mass media folks lead busy lives, I’m sure.  But you must have heard something about nuclear weapons―those supremely destructive devices that, along with climate change, threaten the continued existence of the human race. 930 more words

Nuclear Weapons

'Unprecedented, Wasteful, and Obscene': House Approves $1.48 Trillion Pentagon Budget, by Jake Johnson

The only halfway good thing you can say about US defense spending is that it’s a different sort of welfare program. From Jake Johnson at… 266 more words

Government

War Profiteers and the Demise of the US Military-Industrial Complex, by Dmitry Orlov

The US military’s acquisition of weapons systems and the like has become a racket that increasingly leaves the US behind Russia and China. From Dmitry Orlov at… 2,331 more words

Government

Trudeau urged to increase military spending during NATO secretary-general visit to Ottawa

PETAWAWA, Ont. — In a visit to an Ottawa Valley military base Monday, NATO’s secretary-general urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to not backtrack on boosting Canada’s defence spending and helping counter shifting threats facing the military alliance. 692 more words

News

Sweden's Chance For Leading A Nuclear Weapons Free World.

he Scandinavian nation of Sweden has a fascinating history when it comes to its population strenuously debating and then rejecting unwanted forms of weapons of mass destruction. 227 more words

Earth Matters