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EDO campaign

Smash EDO: the inside story of activists' battle against arms giant

Richard Purssell and Jan Goodey

20th March, 2012

A decade of protest has seen a war of words between police and campaigners, with allegations of undercover spies and a ground-breaking legal victory for activists after a Brighton arms factory was damaged more...
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Fighting for nuclear disarmament

The Ecologist

1st July, 2003

Ploughshares actions started in 1980 in the US. They have taken place in many different countries, with weapons as diverse as rifles, warships, missiles, submarines and aircraft being dismantled or damaged. more...
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Indonesia wages war against tribe

Paul Kingsnorth

29th January, 2009

Armed and financed by Western corporations, Indonesia is waging a brutal war against a tribal people with little more than bows and arrows to defend itself. more...
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Trade in precious minerals and timber continues to fuel violence and conflict across the globe

Ecologist

1st June, 2008

Revenues obtained from the often illegal extraction and supply of commodities such as timber and diamonds are directly bankrolling corrupt regimes and armed insurgency groups, and fund the purchase of weapons and other contraband goods that perpetuate cycles of conflict.
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Weather warfare

Michel Chossudovsky

22nd May, 2008

Beware the US military’s experiments with climatic warfare, says Michel Chossudovsky more...

Football’s cold war

Jon Hughes

1st August, 2007

Football used to be a sport. A great one. Exciting, all-consuming – heck, we played, talked, lived and breathed it. Now it’s another commodity, traded among the super-rich. And, laments Jon Hughes, the Yanks have bought ‘my’ club more...
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Whales and dolphins get their day in court

News

18th May, 2007

A group of environmental organisations headed by Earthjustice are sueing the US Navy for continuing to carry out sonar trials which are crippling whales and dolphins. more...
Bolgs and Comments

CND "No Trident Replacement" Rally, March 14th 2007

David Hawkins

16th March, 2007

Throughout the evening, the CND advocated a course of ‘peace and sanity’. The message is unequivocal: weapons of mass destruction are the tools of war, not keepers of the peace. more...
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Trident vote hangs in the balance

News

14th March, 2007

Thanks in large part to continued activism by nuclear campaign group CND, the government is facing a rebellion of MPs in today’s vote on whether to renew Britain’s nuclear missile system, Trident. more...
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Depleted uranium - an untold story

Felicity Arbuthnot

1st February, 2007

A dark tale of how the powers-that-be try to discredit those who oppose their world view more...
Bolgs and Comments

Bush didn't bungle Iraq you fools

Greg Palast

1st May, 2006

... the mission was indeed accomplished more...

Military: 1/21 of 21

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Star Wars: the nuclearisation and weaponisation of space

Karl Grossman

8th July, 2004

How the Bush regime is planning to use nuclear powered spacecraft and weapons to secure US control of outer space. more...

Tortured Soul

Jeremy Smith

8th July, 2004

Ka Hsaw Wa has seen many of his friends killed and has suffered torture at the hands of the Burmese military. Now he is taking Unocal, one of the US companies that trades with the murderous regime, to court. One of the most wanted men in Burma, talks to The Ecologist. more...
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Terrorism and globalisation

Fritjof Capra

1st May, 2003

For all its obsession with international terrorism, Washington fails to see how the phenomenon is driven by its own model of globalisation – a model that is itself uniquely vulnerable to terrorist attacks. Fritjof Capra on security and sustainability more...
Investigations

Promising the World, or Costing the Earth?

The Ecologist

1st May, 2003

Nanotechnology has the power to affect every aspect of life on the planet. Here, the Ecologist presents the many claims of its promoters and outlines some of the major developments taking place now or in the near future. In response, some of it’s leading critics analyse the risks that nanotechnology poses in their various fields of expertise. more...
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The New Great Game

Lutz C. Kleveman

1st April, 2003

War on Iraq is about a lot more than boosting oil companies’ profits. It’s the latest battle in the ongoing war over who gets to control the earth’s remaining energy reserves. By Lutz C Kleveman.

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Whale songs drowned out by navy sonars

The Ecologist

1st February, 2003

Navy vs the Whales. They have the most mysterious and beautiful songs in the natural world. But now they are dying, drowned out by the deafening roar of Western navies’ new sonar devices.
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BURMA

The Ecologist

1st February, 2003

Or Myanmar, depending on which side of the military regime you find yourself. If like the companies below you support the regime, enjoy your visit to Myanmar. If not, please boycott Burma. more...
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Deafness in the deep

Leigh Calvez

7th June, 2000

A new threat to whales, dolphins and other marine life exists in the worlds oceans, as the US Navys new sonar technology could have huge long-term effects on their whole way of life. Leigh Calvez reveals why the lords of the sea aren't singing any more. more...
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Sir Richard Doll: A Questionable Pillar of the Cancer Establishment

Martin Walker

1st March, 1998

Sir Richard Doll died in July 2005. Over a year later, evidence came to light that he was in the pay of major chemical companies when he gave the green light to their products. Eight years earlier, the Ecologist was threatened with legal action for running this story... more...

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