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Trident: Hop on the Coach to stand up & be counted

Parliament will be making a key decision on whether to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system in 2016, so this is a key time to show that ordinary people want to see it scrapped, Costing over £100 billion across 40 years, this will be the biggest spending decision this parliament makes: so it’s important they […]

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Interesting Articles on Trident

With a decision on the replacement of Trident due early this year, and anti-nuclear politicians rising to prominence, there’s been a flurry of interesting articles exploring the issue in more depth. Here’s a round-up of some of the most interesting analysis published in recent weeks: The video above is an interview with Retired British Naval […]

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Trident: Fit for the 21st Century?

We all want to live in a safe, secure world – but can Trident nuclear weapons help achieve this?  Or could peace-building, cooperation and justice provide a better solution? An article posted earlier this month on The Conversation blog, identified what the author sees as the ‘Five biggest security threats facing the world in 2016’: […]

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Take Action to Bin Trident

Our current theme is about consigning Trident nuclear weapons to the rubbish bin, and instead focussing on peace building, cooperation and justice. So, if you agree that over £100 billion could be better spent on health, housing and renewables across the next 40 years, instead of on nuclear weapons, what can you do about it? […]

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Time to Bin Trident

Let’s spend £100 billion on health, housing & renewables: not nuclear weapons. In early 2016, parliament will vote on whether to renew the Trident system of nuclear weapons. Costing over £100 billion across 40 years, it will be the biggest spending decision this parliament makes. Instead, that money could pay for any of these things: […]

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