Category: Counter-Recruitment

The Man Who Saved the World: Discussion

The Man Who Saved the World is a powerful documentary film about Stanislav Petrov, a former lieutenant colonel of the Soviet Air Defence Forces and his role in preventing the 1983 Soviet nuclear false alarm incident from leading to nuclear holocaust. On January 16, we discussed the film in the lead-up to January 22, 2021 the historic day when nuclear weapons become illegal when the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons comes into force.

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Webinar: Glory – The Deadliest Drug

In this World BEYOND War webinar, Yale Magrass and Charles Derber, authors of the new book “Glorious Causes”, consider how elites galvanize people for war and bring them to adopt political-economic identities which contradict their rational self-interest.

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war scenes and students

It’s Time For Arms Companies To Be Kicked Out Of The Classroom

In the rural county of Devon in the UK lies the historic port of Plymouth, home to Britain’s Trident nuclear weapon system. Managing that facility is Babcock International Group PLC, an arms manufacturer listed on the FTSE 250 with a turnover in 2020 of £4.9bn. What is much less known, however, is that Babcock also runs the education services in Devon, and in many other areas across the UK.

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