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NEW POST at the PPU
Coordinator
Salary £29,000 pa.
This is a big and challenging post requiring imagination and a mix of skills. From being the public voice of the PPU to managing the PPU’s published output and projects to ensuring the smooth running of the organisation, the post offers an opportunity to take the PPU forward from a well-established base to challenge the war making values embedded in society.
Closing date 31 July 2015 Details at www.ppu.org.uk/jobpack.

 

Tower of london
Imber Village. Visitors stroll up and down its bleak street of derelict windowless houses and intimidating warning signs of which no one take any notice

MAGICAL THINKING
The truly brave back in parliament, ostensibly because British tourists were killed in Tunisia, but probably as a bid for further military funds and to pretend Britain is a world military power, want to bomb Syria where the US, Saudis and other have been bombing for weeks to no discernible effect on the course of the conflict while despairing of finding new targets to bomb.

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NEW POST at the PPU
Coordinator
Salary £29,000 pa.
This is a big and challenging post requiring imagination and a mix of skills. From being the public voice of the PPU to managing the PPU’s published output and projects to ensuring the smooth running of the organisation, the post offers an opportunity to take the PPU forward from a well-established base to challenge the war making values embedded in society.
Closing date 31 July 2015 Details at www.ppu.org.uk/jobpack.



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VigilTwenty years ago 8,000 Muslim men and boys from the town of Srebrenica were massacred by Serbian forces. It was the worst crime on European soil since the second world war. As ever we are urged to remember to make sure such things do not happen again....
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WAR GAMING
The game asks the question: what happens to civilians in war? Playing This War of Mine is sometimes like a kick in the teeth. It’s unpleasant, unflinchingly honest in it’s depiction of war...

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THE MEN WHO SAID NO Men who said no Long before the start of the 1914-1919 war thousands of men and women across Europe campaigned against the roots of war and finally the war itself.
As the war progressed the dead and injuries mounted and volunteer numbers shrank to a trickle. The army wanted replacement for the large number of men killed and injured. The stage was set for the passing of the Military Service Act which forced men to be trained and ultimately kill 'the enemy’. This they did in prodigious numbers. | more

PEACE EDUCATION
Concerns about the increasing influence of the military in our schools , the sometime lack of a balanced educational perspective regarding Remembrance alongside an assumed view of the inevitability of War is not limited to a small number but is shared by many teachers working in our schools throughout the UK. | more


childern militaryEveryone loves a soldier! |more





FASTER THAN A FLYING BULLETT
The return of United States-Russia tensions marks the end of the post-cold war and heralds a bonanza for companies eager to supply deadly new arsenals to powerful states. | more

 

CHALLENGING NUCLEAR ARMED STATES
The five-yearly review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty ended without any agreed commitments, unbalanced as ever between the nuclear-armed states and the rest. Time to change the agenda | more


BIRTH OF FLOWER POWER3 minutes to midnight
he exorcism was not fully successful. Today the Pentagon presides over more than 40 per cent of the world's expenditure on arms | more


NEW ANTI WAR MURAL
MuralNew mural at Peace Passage based on Keir Hardie speaking at an anti war rally just 2 days before Britain declared war on Germany. The mural is part of our Objecting to War Project. Now available as a postcard.

We are working on a major project about conscientious objectors in the first world war and would be glad of any help you can give. See

Do you have any memories of conscientious objectors in your family or amongst your friends?

Are you interested in finding out more about this forgotten history?
Could you help us track down the men who stood up against the war and the women who supported them.

If you are interested in the fascinating stories of the men who refused to be conscripted and the women who supported them please get in touch with us

More information at NO MORE WAR Download poster
white poppy sticketrDue to popular demand the PPU's White Poppy self adhesive sticker is again available from the ppu shop

 




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