The MAW newsletter Abolish War is produced quarterly.
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons marks the beginning of the end of the military hegemony of the nuclear-armed powers as nation after nation asserts its right to live in a world free of the threat of nuclear annihilation.
‘Walls, Fences and Guns’ – How militarised and racialised capitalism is destroying the world
Asad Rehman, Executive Director, War on Want
2 pm, Sunday 14th November
Climate change can increase the risk of violent conflict, so why don’t we redirect some of the funding for military technologies to help tackle climate insecurity?
How do we build up recognition of the UN as the one body which can deal with global problems facing humanity?
We challenge the narrow definition of “security” used by governments to justify military intervention. Human security means adequate food and water, education and healthcare, and a secure place to live on a planet not threatened by climate change.
Inspiration from the Archives!
In January we celebrated the entry into force of the new UN treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, but our joy was short-lived. On 26/02/21, we heard from Shadow Defence Secretary John Healey that Labour’s support for the ‘nuclear deterrent’ is ‘non-negotiable’. Much worse was to come with the publication of the…