Now entering its second year, Russia’s invasion into Ukraine began back in February 2022. This unique platform provides 10,000 resources from a peace perspective. Find in-depth information on NATO and U.S. involvement, weapons exports, sanctions, peace voices, and neglected diplomacy. Uncover the disastrous humanitarian fallout and the devastating global ramifications.
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Labelled the biggest U.S. national security breach in years, the leak primary consists of classified documents regarding the Russian war. Fears are mounting over the diplomatic fallout, including whether the information may prove valuable to Russia, if the U.S. can be trusted with such high-level intel, and over apparent U.S. spying on its allies. Jack Teixeira, a technology staffer with the Massachusetts Air National Guard is currently under investigation for violations of the Espionage Act.
Tired of bloated military budgets, underfunded peace efforts, and lack of social investment – Rethinking Security are looking to curb military spending by challenging government policies that fail citizens and the planet. After four failed wars, the Covid-19 pandemic, damning climate reports, and now the cost-of-living crisis, can the government still justify massive military budgets with the very low probability of future military threats? Let's prioritise non-violent conflict resolution which tackles the root causes of wars. Focus on sustainable spending and use of resources, reject all involvement with nuclear weapons including funding, and restrict arm exports.
Despite huge unpopularity from the general public, and promises to not sell, Johnson’s Conservative government continues to threaten the British healthcare system. Contracts have been signed to outsource more and more operations. The threat of a post-Brexit UK/US deal is ever looming. We explore the cuts, the protests, and key updates here.
The Belarusian democracy movement began in response to the sixth re-election in 2020 of Alexander Lukashenko's authoritarian regime who they consider a dictator. Many people doubt the official election result because the media and critics have been censored for years. The movement is growing and demands for democracy and freedom of speech persist.
Since the UK referendum in 2016, the world has watched the withdrawal process from the EU with curious eyes. From the very beginning it was marred with deadlocks, voting controversy, delays, extensions, and a seemingly never-ending transition period. We cover the trade deals, Article 50, the economy, environment, energy, and many more issues yet to be agreed on.
To cope with increasing passenger numbers work has commenced on a second high-speed rail line in the UK. Great for commuters, not so much for the environment or anything sitting in its path. Delays and further reviews have set back progress over various concerns including noise, CO2 emissions, and the destruction of ancient woodlands.