How would your electorate use $36 million per year? The federal government has announced plans to increase military spending. A temporary boost will be added: $200bn to the existing $30bn spent annually. (Australian Government Department of Defence, n.d.). Three projects are presented here: 9 Ships, 72 Jets and 12 Submarines #CutMilitarySpending These are only 3 of… [Read more] #CutMilitarySpending – Speak up on three military mega-projects.
Action on the Invictus Games #IG2018 – #Disrupt2018 Reading Michelle Fahy below, on the insidious weapons industry, reminds us that Invictus is more than overcoming adversity for veterans. Increasing war and militarism is a much bigger danger. War is fuelled by the weapons manufacturers. The corporations require war. Their people are moving into Australian institutions:… [Read more] Take Action on Arms Traders at the Invictus Games – #Disrupt2018
UK, Global, EU & US arms export data Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) is a UK-based organisation working to end the international arms trade. Myths and Facts About the Arms Trade Stop Fuelling War is a secular French association created to counter the normalisation of the commerce of armaments.