Military spending https://www.themhac.uk/ en Arms Trade flourishes https://www.themhac.uk/news/2022-04/arms-trade-flourishes <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Arms Trade flourishes</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/114" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Martin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-04-03T20:33:07+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 04/03/2022 - 21:33</span> Sun, 03 Apr 2022 20:33:07 +0000 Martin 195 at https://www.themhac.uk Upgrades at Menwith Hill https://www.themhac.uk/news/2022-04/upgrades-menwith-hill <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Upgrades at Menwith Hill</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/114" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Martin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-04-03T20:26:00+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 04/03/2022 - 21:26</span> Sun, 03 Apr 2022 20:26:00 +0000 Martin 194 at https://www.themhac.uk Stop Lockheed Martin https://www.themhac.uk/events/thu-04282022-0000/stop-lockheed-martin <div data-history-node-id="191" class="node node--type-events node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/node_landscape_full_width/public/2022-03/Screenshot%202022-03-11%20at%2018.02.44.png?itok=3jAcfGSP" width="847" height="476" alt="Say No to Lockheed Martin" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-node-landscape-full-width" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-starts field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Starts</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2022-04-27T23:00:00Z" class="datetime">Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 00:00</time> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ends field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Ends</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2022-04-28T22:55:00Z" class="datetime">Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 23:55</time> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><h2>28th April is a day for global mobilisation to STOP Lockheed Martin</h2> <p>Lockheed Martin is one of the world's largest arms manufacturers.</p> <p>Conflicts around the world are supported by Lockheed Martin's products. </p> <p>Every conflict raises demand for military arms and raises the profits of Lockheed Martin.</p> <p>28th April 2022 is a day to reflect on the work of the arms manufacturers. Who else is able to sell very dangerous products with no liability for their use?</p> <p>If you live near a Lockheed Martin facility you may wish to take some local action saying "NO" to selling death.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-issues field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Issues</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/issues/military-spending" hreflang="en">Military spending</a></div> </div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=191&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="2NvsjwS6xLJpeXMAWD74-yfFuUtnXqKKHz5Prq1VXak"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-take-action field--type-boolean field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Take action</div> <div class="field__item">Off</div> </div> </div> Sun, 13 Mar 2022 21:36:20 +0000 Martin 191 at https://www.themhac.uk Infra structure upgrades at Menwith Hill https://www.themhac.uk/news/2022-01/infra-structure-upgrades-menwith-hill <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Infra structure upgrades at Menwith Hill</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/114" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Martin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-01-21T10:30:27+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 01/21/2022 - 10:30</span> Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:30:27 +0000 Martin 184 at https://www.themhac.uk US Visiting Forces to get infrastructure upgrades at Menwith Hill https://www.themhac.uk/news/2022-01/us-visiting-forces-get-infrastructure-upgrades-menwith-hill <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">US Visiting Forces to get infrastructure upgrades at Menwith Hill</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/114" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Martin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-01-17T18:11:24+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 01/17/2022 - 18:11</span> Mon, 17 Jan 2022 18:11:24 +0000 Martin 181 at https://www.themhac.uk MHAC and Keep Space for Peace Week 2020 https://www.themhac.uk/reports/2020-10/mhac-and-keep-space-peace-week-2020 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">MHAC and Keep Space for Peace Week 2020</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/114" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Martin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 10/20/2020 - 20:41</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><h1 class="text-align-center" style="margin-bottom: 11px;"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><b>MHAC and Keep Space for Peace Week 2020.</b></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h1> <h1 class="text-align-center" style="margin-bottom: 11px;"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">With only a limited presence possible at Menwith Hill Base or Fylingdales, MHAC joined together with Yorkshire CND to organise an on- line event at 2pm on Saturday 10<sup>th</sup> October.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h1> <h3 style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">The webinar began with a live link to Menwith Hill where members of both organisations had assembled with banners and flags. A letter to the Chief of Station was handed in to the base.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h3> <h3 style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">The main speaker was Will Griffin of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space and a member of Veterans for Peace USA. In his work for the global Network, he has produced a series of films about US Bases around the world, including Menwith. He talked in broad terms about his involvement in the peace movement and about the role of the military in upholding capitalism, before showing part of the Menwith film and answering some questions from participants in the webinar.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h3> <h3 style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">The excellent YCND film about Fylingdales was then shown.  This film, made in 2019, is available on the YCND website. It explains the role of Fylingdales , which, unlike Menwith Hill, is a military base. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h3> <h3 style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Further clarification about Yorkshire CND’s recent work and actions was supplied by Cath Bann.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-attachments field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Attachments</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <span class="file file--mime-application-vnd-openxmlformats-officedocument-wordprocessingml-document file--x-office-document"> <a href="https://www.themhac.uk/sites/default/files/2020-10/Keep%20Space%20for%20Peace%20Report%20October%202020.docx" type="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document; length=12925">Keep Space for Peace Report October 2020.docx</a></span> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 20 Oct 2020 19:41:02 +0000 Martin 140 at https://www.themhac.uk Research update https://www.themhac.uk/events/sun-09132020-0000/research-update <div data-history-node-id="136" class="node node--type-events node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/node_landscape_full_width/public/2020-09/Menwith%20View.png?itok=GCG6Ndtk" width="847" height="476" alt="Making progress with research" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-node-landscape-full-width" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-starts field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Starts</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2020-09-12T23:00:00Z" class="datetime">Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 00:00</time> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ends field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Ends</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2021-08-31T23:00:00Z" class="datetime">Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 00:00</time> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><h2><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><b><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="line-height:17.1200008392334px">Menwith Hill information update     August 2020</span></span></b></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Members and supporters of MHAC try to keep up with changes at the base, in particular changes which affect the role of the base and the military related activities that are carried out there.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">This information is made available in regular newsletters and a leaflet, both of which are distributed as widely as possible.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Recently, members applied for a grant to pay a researcher to pull together information which has become available in the last few years, for example, increased use of drone warfare and the revelations of Edward Snowden. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">The group is very pleased to have been successful in obtaining the grant, which will pay for a researcher to do the work and for written and visual (film) results to be published. It is hoped that these will be available in 2021.  There will be a ‘launch’ event for the updated material so please keep a look out for date and venue!</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-bases field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Bases</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/bases/nsausaf-menwith-hill" hreflang="en">NSA/USAF Menwith Hill</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-issues field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Issues</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/issues/accountability" hreflang="en">Accountability</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/issues/military-spending" hreflang="en">Military spending</a></div> </div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=136&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="pW0ZCGgT0OQDUyjfk-qTY-H7-_SPjqMTchJb9X71Akk"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-take-action field--type-boolean field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Take action</div> <div class="field__item">Off</div> </div> </div> Sun, 13 Sep 2020 17:38:49 +0000 Martin 136 at https://www.themhac.uk Global Days of Action on Military Spending https://www.themhac.uk/events/tue-04182017-1800/global-days-action-military-spending <div data-history-node-id="72" class="node node--type-events node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/node_landscape_full_width/public/2017-02/military-spending.jpg?itok=6GCOTBvJ" width="847" height="476" alt="Global Days of Action on Military Spending" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-node-landscape-full-width" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-starts field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Starts</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2017-04-18T17:00:00Z" class="datetime">Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 18:00</time> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ends field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Ends</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2017-04-18T18:30:00Z" class="datetime">Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 19:30</time> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Demonstration at Menwith Hill Main Gates on Tuesday 18th April 2017 at 6pm.</p> <p>Focus on the true costs of military spending. The UK's military spending is in excess of £45 billion each year. Speakers invited. Please come and join us prepare for the Global Days of Action on Military Spending 20th to 23rd April 2017. </p> <p>Find out more about these days of <a href="https://demilitarize.org.uk">Global Action on Military Spending</a>.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-bases field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Bases</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/bases/nsausaf-menwith-hill" hreflang="en">NSA/USAF Menwith Hill</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-issues field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Issues</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/issues/military-spending" hreflang="en">Military spending</a></div> </div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=72&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="_qlVZpTyMz0d7hHUCADXnSk-Q1OExZ3ckFxk0CC5wU8"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-take-action field--type-boolean field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Take action</div> <div class="field__item">Off</div> </div> </div> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 16:13:40 +0000 Martin 72 at https://www.themhac.uk