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Everyday Militarism News

PPU conference last year

We inivite you to join us in London on Satuday 1st June for Local to Global: Solidarity for Peace. This is the annual conference of the Peace Pledge Union. 

Jay Sutherland speaking at the Conscientious Objectors' Day ceremony in London

Young people in the UK have marked International Conscientious Objectors' Day by insisting that they will resist militarism in everyday life

UK soldiers in training

The Peace Pledge Union have insisted that armed forces personnel must be subject to the same laws that other people have to follow. 

PPU conference 2018

Would you like to be part of determining the PPU's policies, strategy and direction? Are you a PPU member? Have you been a member for at least a year?

Army information stand at a  school in Ayrshire

The Peace Pledge Union has reported a significant increase in the number of teachers asking for advice about challenging militarism in schools. 

Teachers and PPU members at the NEU conference

The Peace Pledge Union has found widespread concern among teachers about the growth of cadet units and military programmes in schools. 

The Peace Pledge Union will be meeting teachers from across England and Wales at the annual conference of the National Education Union.

No Pride in War protest

Organisers of LGBT Pride in Surrey are facing more calls to ditch arms firm BAE Systems as the "Lead Sponsor" of their parade in Woking on 10 August. 

Staff and volunteers in the Peace Pledge Union office

This is a vital time to be resisting war and militarism with active nonviolence. We now have two vacancies on the Peace Pledge Union's staff team. 

Copy of "My Mummy is a Soldier"

Military institutions have been misusing International Women's Day to portray themselves as supporters of equality.

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