ANALYSIS! We at Wage Peace acknowledge Professor Richard Tanter as probably Australia’s most significant researcher and writer on the US bases and their influence on Australian foreign policy. He spoke as an expert witness at the trial of the Pine Gap Pilgrims in 2017 and is a firm friend of peace. First published March 26,… [Read more] RICHARD TANTER. Tightly Bound: Australia’s Alliance-Dependent Militarisation.
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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
The presence of US marines on Australian soil is a radical departure from normal practice that has never been fully explained Nick Deane The 2018 contingent of more than 1,500 US marines began arriving in Darwin two weeks ago. Every year since 2012 marines have been routinely stationed here, and, under the terms of the force… [Read more] US troops are now in Darwin. But questions remain as to why.
Take Action Call Defence Minister Marise Payne’s office (02) 6277 7800 and say NO to war in Syria. #dontbombSyria “Clearly reject the proposed missile attack and instead be a voice of reason in calling for all non-military means possible to be adopted to resolve the conflict.” Tweet @MarisePayne #dontbombsyria : “reject the proposed missile attack and… [Read more] TAKE ACTION: #DONTBOMBSYRIA
Media Release – Independent and Peaceful Australia Network Bombing is not the way to peace in Syria – 12 April 2018 Bombing not the answer for peace in Syria, rather a dangerous mistake Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s reckless support for a military strike by the US in Syria demonstrates Australia’s lack of independence in… [Read more] IPAN: Bombing is not the way to peace in Syria – 12 April 2018