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
Australia has been dealing weapons with the Saudis. Christopher Pyne was in Saudi Arabia doing deals at the end of 2016. Human rights lawyers called it ‘a conspiracy of silence’ because they have refused to provide details. Australian defence ministers must guarantee that we are not arming Saudi Arabia. Sign the Petition Human rights abuses have been… [Read more] Email: Sign the Petition! No War Exports to Saudis.
The Cairns Post in September published the following list of participants to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation Hamilton Island Junket conducted last May around the time of their $444 million windfall. It’s wasn’t only the Finance and Fossil Fuels folk but the Merchants of Death were present too: Boeing, Aecom and GE. Climate and Militarism… [Read more] Speed Dating on Hamilton Island: The Weapons Manufacturers Meet the Miners
#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
“So you wanna do something to stop this crazy rise in Australian militarism?” It might have been the Government Duopoly’s prescribed month: “Militarism May”. Brendan Nelson proudly proclaimed he invited corporate weapons manufacturers such as Lockheed and BAE to build advertising installations to commemorate their weapons at the Australian War Memorial – @AWMemorial. A new Cooperative Research… [Read more] Militarism May: the Rise and Rise of Australian Militarism