Economic issues

Doctors call on the PM to increase Australian international aid budget

The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP

Prime Minister

Debt, Fragility & Stagnation : Capitalism's Missing Engine

Event Date: 
Thu, 27/03/2014 - 18:30 - 20:15
Harold Park Hotel, Crn Wigram Road & Ross Street, Glebe NSW

 Part of the "Politics in the Pub" series of debates organised by the Sydney Peace Foundation


Speakers include:

 Jim Stanford: Economist, Canadian Auto Workers Union

 Frank Stilwell, Political Economy, Sydney University


Origins of war in the context of international trade: Ian Buckley - 2013

Drawing on the observations and wise counsel of Eighteenth Century Scottish economist philosopher Adam Smith and others, MAPW member Dr Ian Buckley argues in a 22 page essay that the origins of war in the modern world are to be found in the government-sanctioned exploitative and aggressive style we have adopted in the conduct of international trade, and rues the missed opportunity for trade to

Australia leader in military spending

Today, 17 April 2012, is Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS).

SIPRI factsheet on military expenditure 2011

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute data on world military spending for 2011.

Summary of military expenditure data for 2011

Data on 2011 military spending released by the Stockholm International Peace Institute.

Build a tank to attack military spending

Event Date: 
Sat, 16/07/2011 - 11:00 - 13:00

The Australian Anti-Bases Campaign, Sydney Peace Foundation and Stop the War invite you to help build a life size tank to attack the Federal Government's excessive military spending.

MAPW tells UN: Cut war spending and achieve Millenium Development Goals

UN DPI CONFERENCE 1 SEPTEMBER 2010. MAPW told this major conference of NGOis, held this year in Melbourne, that the impact of armed conflict often gets overlooked in considering ways in which health can be improved, not only in developing countries but also in developed countries.

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