We promote disarmament and encourage non-violent responses to conflict.
We work for the abolition of nuclear weapons, and to reduce the power and influence of militarism and military-industrial complex.
We work for a healthy planet and climate protection.
We challenge the world's dependence on fossil fuels, including campaigning for renewable energy.
We promote sustainable patterns of consumption.
We challenge trade, investment and financial systems that are unjust and harmful.
We promote reform of the institutions of global governance and reallocation of resources towards social justice and sustainable development.
The Chancellor has a chance to protect children’s lungs in his budget this month. Let’s make sure it happens.
We’ve got to get diesel cars off our roads to protect everyone’s health. Philip Hammond is under pressure to deliver a bold budget this month, and we want to make sure he takes action on air pollution. We’re calling on him to increase road tax on new diesel cars, and use the money for a diesel scrappage scheme that supports people on low incomes.
Medact report 'A safer world - treating Britain's harmful dependence on nuclear weapons' has been reviewed in the academic journal Medicine, Conflict and Survival (MCS). The book review is open access and freely available on-line till the end of December 2017. Michael...
In his latest of a series of ‘Open Democracy’ articles on the Korean crisis, Paul Rogers (12 October) predicted that there could well be a nuclear war between the US and North Korea by November 2019. President Trump, by stating that North Korea will not be allowed to...
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