Jim McCluskey, who lives in Vince Cable's constituency asks: As a Liberal Democrat MP Vince Cable supported the call to end government support for arms exports; what's he doing now he's trade minister responsible for the arms industry? The international arms trade fuels the World’s wars. This is essentially a criminal activity which
"Am I not a man and a brother" – anti-slavery image Henry Boddington explores the parallels between the slave trade and the arms trade and explains why ending the arms trade should be a priority for today's world. In 1769 the slave, James Somersett was brought to England. He was
Rhiannon Rees reports on Kingston Peace Council's vigil outside Vince Cable's constituency office Vince Cable talks to the protesters On Friday 18 March I joined constituents of Vince Cable who were lobbying him at his constituency office in Twickenham to end government support for arms exports to repressive
Why did Lord Green take the Trade Minister post when he clearly had problems with the ethics of arms sales? Kaye Stearman ruminates on ethics, religion and arms sales. What started out green, then rapidly turned yellow, white and red?. No, it's not a chameleon. It's the new UK Trade Minister. Why? Well, he is called Green, quickly turned yellow, waved
Ian Prichard, CAAT's Research Co-ordinator, describes his day at Farnborough 2010: an arms fair operating alongside a civil aerospace exhibition, all obscured by an airshow.
Rage Against The Machine in Finsbury Park Agenda item at Campaign Against Arms Trade's weekly meeting: We've been invited to have a stall at the Rage Against The Machine gig in Finsbury Park on Sunday 6th June. Is anyone interested in helping run the stall? "Me! Me! Me!"
Niki Goridis on Speak's Day of Action. 1 March - This was definitely a different Monday morning for the staff of UK Trade & Investment Defence & Security Organisation (UKTI). What made it so different? A crowd of about seventy young people had congregated in front of UKTI's headquarters at 66 Victoria Street, dancing, singing and enjoying
At the start of 2010, Kaye Stearman looks back on events of the past year and what was achieved. 8 November 2008 - CAAT's National Gathering at Conway Hall in central London sees the launch of the new "Armed & Dangerous" campaign to focus on the support given to arms exports by United Kingdom Trade & Investment