AUKUS

Community opposition to the secret AUKUS nuclear submarine deal is growing. Kerry Smith reports.

Earthcare not warfare

Not only are we being told to prepare for war with China, but to expect it. It’s the stuff of nightmares, writes Sam Wainwright.

Australia’s operation of nuclear-powered submarines will make it the first non-nuclear weapon state to manipulate a loophole in the International Atomic Energy Agency inspection system. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Protesters demanded AUKUS be scrapped on September 16, a year since it was signed. Kerry Smith reports.

The Sydney Anti-AUKUS Coalition held a protest and candlelight vigil calling for the nuclear-powered submarine deal to be scrapped, reports Peter Boyle.

A year after Scott Morrison signed Australia up to the AUKUS “security” treaty, the United States and British partners are providing more information about the secretive weapons’ arrangement. Pip Hinman reports.

Labor’s review of Australia’s defence capability is likely to continue the same big spending on offensive weapons and make the Asia-Pacific an increasingly dangerous place, argues William Briggs.

The AUKUS nuclear submarine deal undermines nuclear non-proliferation, warned anti-war activist Nick Deane at the Sydney Hiroshima Day rally. Video by Peter Boyle.

The Australian Anti-AUKUS Coalition is coordinating a nationwide media statement against AUKUS, writes Bevan Ramsden.

Gatherings marked the anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, calling on Labor to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, scrap AUKUS and bring Julian Assange home. Kerry Smith reports.

The billions of dollars wasted on military spending and tax cuts for the rich should be used to fund renewables, argues Peter Boyle

The ABC says China is making “outlandish” claims about Australia. But Tomahawk Cruise missiles on Australian vessels, nuclear-powered submarines and integration of NATO into the Indo-Pacific all point in one direction, argues William Briggs.

Conservative Australian think tanks, loaded with cash from United States’ sources and in furious agreement, are delighted with the AUKUS pact and its potential for local industries, argues Binoy Kampmark.

The AUKUS security partnership, announced last September, has muddied the pool of non-proliferation. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Activists, unions and the new NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge spoke at a public meeting on how to resist AUKUS and a war with China. Jim McIlroy reports.

The Albanese government's plan to push ahead with the purchase of nuclear submarines as part of the AUKUS deal is an extraordinary waste, writes Peter Boyle.

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