Author archive for Dave Webb

  • More for the military means less for global security

    By on 20th November 2020

    Boris Johnson’s announcement of an increase of £16.5 billion to the Ministry of Defence over the next four years,...

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  • Goodbye Moon

    By on 23rd October 2020

    Fly me to the moon, but don’t put reactors there By Linda Pentz Gunter (from ‘Beyond Nuclear‘) Not content...

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  • Keeping Space for Peace – 2020

    By on 3rd September 2020

    In 1999 the United Nations General Assembly declared that World Space Week should be held from October 4-10 every...

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  • 75th Anniversary of the Dropping of an Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki

    By on 3rd September 2020

    A small (30-40 people) slowly gathered in Park Square to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki....

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  • What’s New with Trident?

    By on 18th April 2020

    Trident and Its Replacement UK Vanguard class Trident submarine Just to recap –  Trident is the UKs only nuclear...

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  • Global Days of Action on Military Spending

    By on 15th April 2020

    Healthcare not Warfare This year the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) are taking place from April...

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  • The UK and the Militarisation of Space

    By on 18th December 2019

    On the 18th July, Penny Mordaunt, the Defence Secretary at that time, outlined a new £30 million space programme...

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  • Say No to the NATO war-manoeuvre Defender 2020

    By on 17th December 2019

    NATO is planning to hold its biggest war exercise in 25 years next year. Called Defender 2020 it will...

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  • Poisoning at U.S. Military Bases

    By on 10th July 2019

    A recent article in the Guardian (“What you need to know about PFAS, the chemicals in pizza boxes and...

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  • Keeping Space for Peace at Fylingdales

    By on 5th November 2018

    The plan was to walk the paths around the base We met in two cars at the Hole of...

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