When is a security threat not a security threat? When it's COVID. As we have written elsewhere, pandemic was categorised in the UK as a Tier One security threat. It was utterly sidelined and has resulted in 138,000 officially recorded deaths as of October 2021. Now more damning evidence has been released. Coronavirus report warned of … Continue reading Dereliction of Duty
British Prime Minister Johnson announced his government's intention to increase defence spending by £24.1 billion over the next four years, on top of existing annual defence spending (around £40bn p/a), and hence amounting to £190 billion over the next four years. That's nearly £200bn for the next 4 years. For what?
by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy 30 October 2020 Back in late February, a month or so into the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization was warning of the dangers of the disease, about its potential to spread and to kill, and about the critical need to test for the virus. A few countries in south-east and … Continue reading COVID shows that the military-industrial complex can’t keep us safe