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The war on Yemen is about capitalism, not sectarianism

In the first essay, in a three-part series originally published in Ceasefire Magazine, Tom Anderson reviews the roots of the crisis in Yemen, where the civilian population has been enduring a brutal bombing campaign by a Saudi-led coalition, supported by the UK, since 2015.

Don’t let the world’s biggest arms fair turn 20

Once again, Docklands’ ExCeL Centre will host the DSEI (Defence and Security Equipment International) arms fair next month. 1,600 exhibitors will showcase equipment including drones, tanks, guns, bombs, warships, crowd control weaponry and covert surveillance equipment.

Original article at http://www.redpepper.org.uk/dont-let-the-worlds-biggest-arms-fair-turn-20/

'You can't build jobs on the corpses of innocents'

Eliza Egret and Tom Anderson speak with peace activist SAM WALTON about a daring raid he took part in to disarm a Yemen-bound warplane