One trillion dollars
could instead be used to help address the corona virus pandemic, end poverty, protect the climate, build global peace and achieve the sustainable development goals.
move the nuclear weapons money to better purposes!
Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) is an annual period of action from April 13 to May 9, 2023 to cut military spending and reinvest in common security and human security. Move the Nuclear Weapons Money provides a number of actions that can be taken...
From missiles to medicines: Using the USA Defense Production Act to support public health and the climate
[COVID 19 vaccine production. Photo: Katisa, 123RF] In June 2022, United States President Joe Biden invoked the Defense Production Act to accelerate domestic manufacturing of clean energy, in particular the production of five key energy technologies: (1) solar; (2)...
Is it $73 billion globally every year or over $100 billion? In June 2021, ICAN produced a report Complicit: 2020 Global Nuclear Weapons Spending, indicating that the nuclear armed states collectively spent $72.6 billion in 2020 on nuclear weapons. However, this figure...