Irish Anti War Movement

Stop the Slaughter of Tamils protest

13/05/2009 - 13:30
15/05/2009 - 13:12

Stop the Slaughter of Tamils protest on  Wednesday 13th of May 2009 at 1.30 pm

Outside Dail, Kildare Street, Dublin.

All are welcome to attend.

Obama plans to increase military spending over last year

The fiscal 2010 defense budget proposal is $533.7 billion, not including $130 billion more for overseas combat operations. Together the total is $663.7 billion--that's a 1.4% increase in total military spending from fiscal 2009. Maybe when one considers inflation this is actually keeping military expenditure at the same level as in 2009.
It was to be expected that military spending would not be cut drastically, and that it could even be increased,
in order to stimulate the economy in times of economic crisis. This is one of the main functions of military spending, especially in the US.

The Iranian Nuclear “Crisis” by Julien Mercille (IAMW)

Summary
The current Iranian nuclear crisis started in 2002 when accusations were made that Tehran had not reported everything it should have reported to the IAEA in relation to
its nuclear activities. Iran had indeed committed infractions, but those were relatively minor, and have now been dealt with. Nevertheless, a crisis had been triggered and the
IAEA was called upon to examine Iran’s nuclear activities, which it has been doing intensively since then.

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Stg Matthis Chiroux - US Soldier Refuses to Return to Iraq

Irish Anti-War Movement AGM Wynns Hotel 26th April 2009

26/04/2009 - 10:30
26/04/2009 - 17:00

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Irish Anti-War Movement will take place on Sunday 26th April 2009 in Wynns Hotel Abbey St Dublin.  All paid up members are entitled to attend the AGM.

 

RTE Coverage unbalanced in favour of Yes side, says new report

RTE Report

RTE Falling at The Feet of Power

RTÉ’s Coverage of the Lisbon Treaty Campaign

 

The primary finding of this research is that on RTÉ’s leading news programmes from January 1st 2008 to June 14th 2008, 63% of the contributors to news items which focused on the Lisbon Treaty were supporting a Yes vote.

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