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Arms trade

Arms to renewables

A report from this year’s Campaign Against Arms Trade national gathering

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Yay Anne-Marie!

On 3 February, Campaign Against Arms Trade staffer Anne-Marie O’Reilly strode onto the stage of the annual ADS arms industry dinner at the Park Lane Hilton in London.

Yay Sylvia!

On 18 March, Yorkshire peace activist Sylvia Boyes, 72, was sentenced to 14 days in New Hall prison for not paying a fine arising from an anti-arms trade protest.

Nicholas Gilby, Deception in High places: A History of Bribery in Britain’s Arms Trade

Pluto, 2014; 256pp; £15.99

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Love your trader

‘Arming All Sides’ is an excellent new online First World War resource initiated by Campaign Against Arms Trade.

Moving from arms to renewables

Sarah Waldron makes the argument for conversion

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Jill's Defence Weekly

Trying out guns, Eurosatory, June 2014

Robert M. Neer, Napalm: An American Biography

Harvard University Press, 2013; 290pp; £22.95

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Any more arms fairs? Ding ding

At the London Transport Museum

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Jill's Defence Weekly

Rolls-Royce directors laughing nervously at their AGM