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Everyday Militarism News

Armed forces cadets marching in Llandudno, 2018

Ministers have announced an additional £1.1 million for school cadet forces in England after a decade that has seen heavy cuts to other youth services.

Leaflets promoting the Census 2021

There is growing anger over the role of the arms company Leidos in running the Census for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Trident nuclear submarine

The Peace Pledge Union says that plans for a possible 44% increase in nuclear warheads will be be met with widespread resistance.

Protester Patsy Stevenson arrested at the Reclaim These Streets vigil

The Peace Pledge Union has urged MPs to vote against the new Police Bill that is being debated in the Commons today.

Britannia Park in Cardiff

Cardiff residents have been backed by peace and environmental groups in resisting plans to sell a park to a museum that promotes the armed forces.

Army poster advertising online events for girls and young women

The UK army is misusing the language of "female empowerment" to target misleading pro-military messages at girls and young women online.

PPU member holding placard reading "Bombs can't defend us from pandemics and climate change"

It's been a tough year. But whenever arms dealers and militarists have sought to wage war and increase their power, they have faced resistance.

Tamsin Omond

Leading environmental activist Tamsin Omond has accused the Prime Minister and Defence Secretary of "missing the point" about climate change.

Ministry of Defence (plaque on the front of the building)

Ben Wallace has claimed that the armed forces will become more environmental by using "sustainable fuels" for combat jets.

Royal Navy vessels

The Peace Pledge Union has said that threats to deploy gunboats are rooted in a naive belief that all problems can be solved with armed force.

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