Category: Europe

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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Webinar: What About World War II?

This webinar features David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, discussing the “What about WWII?” question so popular among supporters of military spending, and the history of Armistice Day.

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Warplane display in Assisi

Italian Defense Minister Guerini On St. Francis’s Footsteps

On St. Francis Day, the Minister of Defense Lorenzo Guerini (Democratic Party) sent the Frecce Tricolori fighters to fly over the Basilica of Assisi. “It is the strongest homage that our Italy has been able to pay to the Poverello (the little poor fellow), whom thousands of people turn to, while the pandemic aggravates poverty,” the Franciscan magazine wrote.

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