https://thefivepercentcampaign.files.wordpress.com/2021/05/the-environment-piece.pdf The Environment (May 2021) by CIWEM
Organiser: Global Campaign on Military Spending. In November 2020, the Westminster government announced major increases in military spending, while at the same time slashing the overseas aid budget. This double-decision has been heavily criticised by many. Speakers: Sam Perlo Freeman CAAT, Kate Hudson CND, Stuart Parkinson SGR, Deborah Burton TPNS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_czgq_FX20o Download UK Military Budget … Continue reading WEBINAR: UK Military Budget Briefing
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