The fact is that MLK’s ‘triple evils’ - poverty, racism and militarism - remain an interconnected ‘nexus’ that civil society has yet to fully address. What Dr.King says below of the USA in 1967 could apply to most nations on earth and most certainly the top 20 military spenders who in 2019 accounted for 85% of $1.9 trillion annual military total spend.
Tipping Point North South has pulled together its various military spending strands under one new banner: Transform Defence for Sustainable Human Safety is a project comprising a number of elements including the Five Percent Proposal and the case that military spending is an urgent international development issue; the global military’s impact on climate change and … Continue reading TPNS new initiative launched with two new reports and a call to ‘Transform Defence’ on 5th anniversary of Paris Climate Agreement
MEDIA RELEASE 7/12/20 Embargoed until 00.01 Tuesday 8th December 2020 New reports call to ‘Transform Defence’ on 5th anniversary of Paris Climate Agreement Tipping Point North South’s Transform Defence for Sustainable Human Safety initiative launches today with the publication of two reports detailing the staggering cost of military spending to people and the planet. … Continue reading Media Release
TWO NEW REPORTS RELEASED TO MARK THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT ANNIVERSARY IN DECEMBER. To coincide with the launch of its TRANSFORM DEFENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE HUMAN SAFETY project, Tipping Point North South will release two new reports. Five years after the Paris Climate Conference it’s time for governments to include the global military in all climate action. On … Continue reading Coming soon: two new reports
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zxzi_2WOBM Jeff Halper Founder Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions Author of War Against the People, Pluto Press 2015 Talks about Israel: A regional military power with ever and increasing global reach Summer 2016 How embedding security and military 'niche-filling' permits ongoing occupation and delivers Israel global influence Palestine: an occupied nation turned into a 'military-security testing laboratory' Israel: NATO, The EU, … Continue reading Israel’s global military and security reach