GENEVA– Nine states spend over US$100 billion per year on their nuclear weapons, while projections indicate that by 2015 about one billion people will be living on an income of less than US$1.25 per day, the World Bank’s measure of extreme poverty. The use of those weapons would wreak havoc to the global economy, undermine [...]
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Geneva, 11 April 2013. On 15 April, over 100 organisations all over the world will (for the third time) come together for the Global Day of Action on Military Spending. This coordinated global effort constitutes a civil society movement for change. The current economic crisis has put pressure on governments to reduce spending on essential [...]
The former Costa Rican President and 1987 Nobel Peace Prize winner has done us the honor of putting together this video in honor of the Global Day of Action on Military Spending! Without an army, Costa Rica has been able to invest public resources in the public interest – education, healthcare, development, humanity. Arias shares [...]
Check out this new video highlighting GDAMS 2011 and promoting GDAMS 2.0.
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Our friends at the Australian Anti-Bases Campaign Coalition launched this excellent video on military spending on April 12: