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Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to expose and oppose Canada's rol...
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of The Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues include: defence policy, militar...
Wikileaks
Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...

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Factory and Lab: Israel's War Business
Becker, Markus
Article
2014
DerSpiegel
Israel invests more money in research than most other countries -- and in no other place are research institutes, the defense industry, the army and politics as interwoven. The result is a high-tech w...
Kill Anything That Moves
The Real American War in Vietnam
Turse, Nick
Book
2013
Metropolitan Books
Turse demonstrates that violence against Vietnamese noncombatants was not at all exceptional during the American war against Vietnam. Rather, it was pervasive and systematic, the predictable consequen...
A Marxist History of the World part 70: 1917: the February Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
As WWI turned into a protracted, bloody struggle the initial enthusiasm gave way to growing class tensions which exploded first in Russia's February Revolution.
Mercenaries on the make
Iraq is now awash with unaccountable 'security contractors'
Scahill, Jeremy
Article
2007
The Guardian Weekly
Contracted mercenaries now outnumber American troops in Iraq. These contractors are immune to prosecution for any wrongdoing in Iraq thanks to provisional laws that came into effect after the invasion...
MoD staff and thousands of military officers join arms firms
Guardian research in the aftermath of the 'jobs for generals' scandal shows extent of links between MoD and private sector
Hopkins, Nick; Evans, Rob; Norton-Taylor, Richard
Article
2012
The Guardian
Conflicts of interests are brought to light as senior military personnel depart the military and transition into the private sector side of the military industrial complex.
Victory Assured on the Military's Main Battlefield -- Washington
Cockburn, Andrew
Article
2016
TomDispatch.com
When it comes to Pentagon weapons systems, have you ever heard of cost "underruns? I think not. Cost overruns? They turn out to be the unbreachable norm, as they seem to have been from time immemorial...
What If ObamaCare was a Fighter Jet?
Prospering Through Failure
Sottile, JP
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Like the comically bad roll-out of the Affordable Care Act’s website, the long-delayed and often-rejiggered F-35 program is a costly disaster rife with technological snafus, software problems and repe...

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Press for Conversion #45
July 2001
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
This issue looks at the origins of corporate globalization and contains many informative articles that explore the important links between war, militarism, big business and the increasing power that c...

Media

Press for Conversion
To oppose Canadian military exports and promote conversion of military industries and bases. Projects: anti-war toys, nuclear weapons research, links with Third World NGOs, opposing weapons bazaars.


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