Welcome to Action AWE!

January 3, 2013
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Welcome to Action AWE!

Action AWE (Atomic Weapons Eradication) is a grassroots campaign of nonviolent actions dedicated to halting nuclear weapons production at the Atomic Weapons Establishment factories at Aldermaston  and Burghfield. The purpose is for groups and individuals to undertake autonomous actions and events from February 2013 onwards to raise awareness of the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons…

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Global day of action on military spending

April 16, 2014
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Global day of action on military spending

On Monday 14th April, as part of GDAMS – the Global Day of Action on Military Spending – Action AWE were out in sunny Reading. Eight of us ran a ‘People’s Budget’ game, asking members of the public how they would move the money being…

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NONVIOLENT ANTIMILITARIST ACTION IN THE LAS PALMAS NAVY BASE

April 14, 2014
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PRESS RELEASE (14 April 2014)   International activist enter water of the Spanish military to denounce military expenditure and infrastructure, pointing out that “War starts from here: let’s stop it from here!” Today, on 14 April, the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS),…

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Action AWE founder in Gran Canaria on Global Day of Action Against Military Spending

April 14, 2014
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Action AWE founder in Gran Canaria on Global Day of Action Against Military Spending

  Cut military spending:Fund human needs Angie Zelter,  founder of Action AWE has joined activists from across Spain in Las Palmas,  Gran Canaria which is not only a holiday destination, but also a…

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Action AWE Newsletter: April 2014

April 4, 2014
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Action AWE Newsletter: April 2014

“We have a window to act now. If we push on scrapping Trident now, we’ll win. With the confluence of the international movement to ban nuclear weapons, and UK popular…

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Nuclear missile convoys ‘put lives at risk’

April 4, 2014
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Nuclear missile convoys ‘put lives at risk’

Councillor warns of warhead route dangers Former Renfrewshire Council leader Brian Lawson has warned of catastrophic consequences if a nuclear missile convoy is allowed to keep travelling on the M8.…

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Nonviolent direct action training in Birmingham

April 1, 2014
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Nonviolent direct action training in Birmingham

    Action AWE are holding a day of training for taking nonviolent, direct action in Birmingham, on Saturday 10th May. It should be a great opportunity to meet new…

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1st March: The 60th Anniversary of America’s biggest nuclear explosion in the Marshall Islands

March 1, 2014
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1st March: The 60th Anniversary of America’s biggest nuclear explosion in the Marshall Islands

Castle Bravo was the code name given to the first United States test of a dry fuel, hydrogen bomb, detonated on March 1, 1954, at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, as the first test of Operation Castle. Castle…

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Wool Against Weapons: Knitting song

February 22, 2014
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Wool Against Weapons: Knitting song

Raise Your Knitting High Words & Music: John Tams New words : Jane Lewis 1. Bound together through the land Needles click­ing in our hands Peace­ful knit­ters make a stand Craft­i­ness…

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Nuclear Weapons – Hope at Last.

February 22, 2014
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The US, the UK, Russia, China and France are rebuilding or upgrading their arsenals of nuclear weapons. The other four nuclear states too are 'improving' their arsenals. As we discuss…

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