Not only does Armed Forces Day promote unquestioning loyalty to an imperialistic institution, it also costs a fortune, writes EMMA SANGSTER
Saturday 24th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Will England and Scotland’s footballers wear their poppies on Armistice Day? PETER FROST thinks the dead of too many wars demand better than these rows about symbolism
Friday 4th Nov 2016
THE army apologised yesterday for tweeting a picture of a soldier in the jungle that Twitter users claimed was “racist” — before it was swiftly deleted.
The post showed a soldier wearing dark camouflage paint that critics said looked like an attempt at...
Thursday 20th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The government is splashing cash on new units in state schools – but we must resist the ever-growing militarisation of our children’s education writes EMMA SANGSTER
Tuesday 18th Oct 2016
MILITARY families are “badly let down” by the MoD and a contractor’s substandard homes, senior MPs warned yesterday.
Carillion/Amey won a £1 billion contract to manage armed forces housing on behalf of the MoD but is leaving homes without heating, hot water or...
Wednesday 13th Jul 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Pacifist group lambasts ‘family fun’ events
Wednesday 22nd Jun 2016
Rape and murder by ex-marine sparks furious Okinawa protest
Monday 20th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
A MAN who died after being Tasered by the police was identified yesterday as a former soldier suffering with mental health problems.
Spencer Beynon died on Tuesday after eyewitnesses reported seeing someone armed with a knife looking “totally out of it” on a street in...
Thursday 16th Jun 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
CHILDREN enlisting in the British Armed Forces are facing “significant risk and disadvantage,” a human rights campaign warned yesterday.
According to Child Soldiers International, recruits under the age of 18 were “actively sought” for more dangerous infantry...
Monday 23rd May 2016
A TEENAGE soldier shot dead at an army barracks more than 20 years ago may have been sexually abused, a coroner said at an inquest yesterday.
Brian Barker QC said new evidence that emerged last month suggests that senior officers may have sexually exploited 18-year-old Private Cheryl...
Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016