With experts agreeing that renewing Trident makes little sense, Labour’s decision to bottle out of a vote is a missed opportunity.
It’s only by unleashing democracy, inside and outside the Labour party, that the anti-democratic backlash will be overcome.
The British establishment wants to bomb Syria so it can reassert itself as a powerful military force after years of successive failures.
Pope Francis called out war profiteers and demanded an end to the arms trade. Just as simple and as powerful as that.
Letter signed by Mark Rylance, Charlotte Church, Len McCluskey, Caroline Lucas MP, Brian Eno, Mairead Maguire, Michael Rosen, many more.
Nuclear weapons possession makes the UK a nuclear target: a secure world is a world without nuclear weapons.
Even now Cameron is planning to use the suffering of Syrians to justify bombing Syria and killing more Alan Kurdis.
The stakes are high, but with enough pressure from below, David Cameron's plan to bomb Syria can be defeated.