#DisarmUQ #DisarmUnis: Add your signature to this letter: Email Duncan Hart Include your name and any relevant information Open letter to the University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor, Peter Hoj, concerning the recent announcement of a building and academy to be named after CEO and Chairman of Dow Chemical Company, Andrew Liveris. We the undersigned wish to… [Read more] Open letter to UQ concerning the naming of a new building after the CEO of Dow Chemicals
Tell the Australian War Memorial Director and Council to Australian War Memorial: Stop accepting funding from weapon-makers. The Australian War Memorial increasingly seeks and accepts sponsorships from the world’s largest multinational weapon manufacturers. These companies reap enormous profits from war; for them, ongoing warfare leads to greater business success. They have no place in a… [Read more] Commemorate Don’t Commercialise
The Chancellor is the chairwoman of weapons company Thales… by Lara Sonnenschein FORWARD BY MARGARET PESTORIUS This piece of writing by Lara Sonnenschein is a wonderful example of research which might guide and inspire a movement. Using key nonviolence theory she provides information that might allow for identification of a set of winnable campaigns. In… [Read more] USyd Tied to Arms Industry
JIM DOWLING. Feb 2017. I walked into the kitchen the other day and our illustrious defence industries minister Chris Pyne was on the radio answering a question relating to the recent horrific suicide bombing in Kabul which left 100 dead and 250 wounded. “No this was not a sophisticated military exercise”, he explained, “But all… [Read more] Did Aussies really vote for these sociopaths?