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?