Linda Pearson: Trident celebrations ignore Aboriginal victims of British nuclear weapons testing
As the British Government is set to celebrate 50 years of Trident, anti-nukes activist Linda Pearson argues they should instead be apologising for the impact of British nuclear weapons testing on Aboriginal communities in Australia – and halting plans to transfer nuclear waste from Dounreay to Australia now
THE Royal Navy’s plan to hold a “national services of thanksgiving” at Westminster Abbey to mark 50 years of Britain’s submarine-based nuclear weapons has provoked condemnation from senior clergy and peace campaigners.
#SGPConf Interview: John Finnie talks NATO, Justice and his 'frustration' with Holyrood politics
The Scottish Greens’ justice spokesperson sat down with CommonSpace to discuss the necessity of opposing a nuclear alliance, his hopes for the Transport Bill, and the need to reform the Scottish justice system.
Linda Pearson: Oppose nuclear weapons? Stop backing the companies that produce them
Linda Pearson, anti-nukes activist, says that MSPs are effectively profiting from Trident due to the Scottish Parliament’s pension fund investments – they should re-invest the money into projects which make Scotland a better place to live
#SNP18 motion to empower Scotland to block Trident transport passes overwhelmingly
SNP conference calls on Scottish Government to empower local authorities to stop nuclear convoys
A RESOLUTION at the SNP conference in Glasgow calling on the Scottish Government to empower local authorities to block the transportation of Trident nuclear materials through Scotland has passed overwhelmingly.
Campaigners hope SNP conference motion can empower Scotland to disrupt Trident operations
Motion calls on SEPA to stop the transportation of nuclear weapons
CAMPAIGNERS are welcoming a motion to the forthcoming SNP conference as a chance to debate Scotland's relationship with Nuclear weapons as the global movement towards a ban gains strength.
A motion from East Kilbride SNP branch calls on the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) to use its remit over control of radioactive materials in Scotland to prohibit the transportation of Trident materials through Scotland.
Alex Lockwood: How the story of Chernobyl reveals our mindless attachment to nuclear weapons
Writer Alex Lockwood, who is joining the Nae Nukes Anywhere! march and rally on Saturday 22nd September, explains why he chose to write his anti-nuclear novel centred on the Faslane naval base and the debate around Trident
IT DIDN’T take me long to learn about the dangers of Trident when researching my new novel The Chernobyl Privileges.