The main argument: The Defence Industry has gained undue influence in the education sector particularly with regard to STEM education. Their intentions are outlined in their 2019-2030 Workforce Strategic Vision and the Defence Industry Skilling and STEM Strategy. These documents reveal an explicit intention to steer students toward careers in the defence industry. Other relevant… [Read more] Demilitarise Education – Campaign Background Briefing
Militarism in our culture is not something that we think about often. When we don’t think about something, we don’t talk about it. When no one is talking about something, it has space to move around without anyone noticing or scrutinizing what it’s doing. Recent rising tensions with China have caused some people to start… [Read more] The military has invaded our classrooms.
Wage Peace supports the creation of truth telling events remembering the Frontier Wars. We want to promote ‘people to people’ ceremonies, because they are important. Each year since 2016, a special event is held in Gimuy, Cairns. The Gimuy Walubara Yidindji with local non-indigenous supporters, friends and residents, tell the stories of the Frontier Wars… [Read more] Frontier Wars Ceremonies
Members of the #ToxicSAS have been issued with ‘formal notices’: they will have to defend acts defined as ‘war crimes’ against poor people in Afghanistan. See article below. This is the same militarisation, born of #foreverwar, that has poured into US culture. It is now being enacted by a #militarisedpolice in response to the largely nonviolent #BLM movement. White… [Read more] …because War Crimes Matter
Wage Peace has created this set of slides to share with friends and family. We think many people would be disgusted to know about the massive spending on military technologies for both export, and domestic projects. These projects are #NotDefence, but #Crapitalism. Please share this ‘zine’: Cancel the Weapons Trade! Full Steam Ahead for Weapons Industries… [Read more] Cancel the Weapons Trade during Covid and on…