Chris Nineham, Stop the War, reflects on the impact of Britain's largest ever demonstration, the march against the Iraq war on February 15th, 2003.
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Illegal and Immoral – 20 years on from the War in Iraq
20 years on, CND General Secretary Kate Hudson assesses the lessons from the British anti-war movement's response to the war in Iraq.
Tribute to former Labour MP Alice Mahon
"She will be sadly missed, but remembered fondly as an MP who was also a socialist and stood by her principles. Our condolences to her family, and to her many friends and comrades in Yorkshire and elsewhere."
Tough times for workers but money for the military – Stop the War
Record sums are being spent on arms and the military, yet public services, like the NHS, social care and schools, are slashed.
No to nukes – for peace, disarmament and socialist internationalism
"Our own Tory government is stoking tensions, with bellicose rhetoric and its own military build-up.... the return of US nuclear weapons at RAF Lakenheath alongside an NPT-non-compliant increase of British nuclear stockpiles."
Peace is Union business: RMT passes resolution “opposing war and wasteful military spending”
"RMT stands in solidarity with trade unionists and workers in all countries opposing war and wasteful, environmentally harmful, military spending."
Russia, NATO & the war in Ukraine. Why you should join the day of action this Saturday – Stop the War
“As the war in Ukraine grinds on, the risks of escalation increase” - Stop the War are holding a day of action in cities across the country on Saturday, June 25th.
Report-back from the Stop the War Coalition AGM 2022
"It reaffirmed the campaign’s opposition to Russia’s invasion, calling for a ceasefire but also for de-escalation and peace talks rather than pouring weapons into Ukraine and making a prolonged war more likely." By Stop the War Stop the War’s conference on Saturday, April 32rd, reflected a growing movement in the face of the worst threats…
Continue reading ➞ Report-back from the Stop the War Coalition AGM 2022
Yemen: ceasefire and the collapse of ‘legitimacy’ – Steve Bell, Stop the War Coalition
"Given the terrible suffering that the Yemeni people have endured, the first nationwide ceasefire since 2016 can only be welcomed. But there is a long way to go before the war ends" - Steve Bell, Stop the War, on the ceasefire in Yemen.
The cost of living crisis wasn’t caused by the war in Ukraine – Stop the War
Although exacerbated by the war, the crisis is a political choice as proven by proposed increases in military spending - Stop the War.