$270 Billion Campaign

No security and few jobsin Morrison’s $270 billion war preparations Australia is embarking on the 21st-century version of a Cold War weapons build-up, emphasising submarines and other naval assets, intelligence, satellites and, for the first time, long-range missiles for use away from Australian shores. There are compelling reasons why diplomacy, rather than sparking an...

Action Sheet on EOS

Yemen in the news SMH May 26 Grave Diggers sound the alarm! At a cemetery in the Southern city of Yemen (Aden) there has been a spike in deaths amid the covid-19 epidemic. Amman, Jordan — Chaos in war-torn Yemen is obscuring the “horrific” extent of the coronavirus epidemic in the country, leaving scientists to make educated guesses at...

3.6% surge in global military spending

3.6% surge in global military spending The announcement by the independent Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) that the world’s military expenditure for 2019 has gone up by 3.6% — the largest annual increase in a decade — is an indictment on the world’s priorities.  When the Covid-19 pandemic hit there were not enough...

Health more important than security

Health more important than security   The Australia Anti-Bases Campaign (AABC) totally rejects Foreign Minister Marise Payne’s recent statement that the US should maintain its concerns about security in the Pacific at this time of crisis over the coronavirus pandemic. AABC spokesman Denis Doherty said: “Instead we call on the Australian Government to immediately...

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