Five reasons to Disrupt Land Forces The Land Forces International Defence Exposition is back in town. The biggest arms fair in the southern hemisphere, it will take place from October 4-6 at the Brisbane Convention Centre. Last time it was on, in May 2021, it was anti-militarism activists who stole the show – blocking tanks […]
Why Disrupt LandForces?
By Andy Paine On February 15th, Indonesian soldiers turned up at the West Papuan village of Mamba. They were hoping to avenge a soldier who had been killed nearby by Papuan guerilla independence fighters. In the middle of the village, as more than 1000 villagers fled to the local catholic church, soldiers shot 26 year […]
The weaponisation of our economy, police, polity and society continues apace. What was once extreme is becoming normalised, as military industries become more embedded and seek new ways to camouflage their real business, which is ‘Crapitalism’ #NotDefence. Small business in Australia is being groomed by the world’s largest corporations, who have been given special status […]