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conscience TAXES FOR PEACE NOT WAR, works for a world where taxes are used to nurture peace, not pay for war.

We campaign for a progressive increase in the amount of UK tax spent on peacebuilding, and a corresponding decrease in the amount spent on war and preparation for war. We also campaign for the legal right of those with a conscientious objection to war to have the entire military part of their taxes spent on peacebuilding.

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lorna arnold

conscience was sad to hear about the passing of Dr Lorna Arnold OBE last month on the 25th March 2014 but is glad to remember her unique life and impressive career.
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conscience has been out and about engaging in activities that focus on WWI. Below are our thoughts on a couple of events recently attended. Looking […]

global day of action on military spending 2014

Join conscience and many other organisations to celebrate the 4th Global Day of Action on Military Spending on the 14th April 2014. The global aim […]

The case for bottom-up peacebuilding

War Resisters’ International (WRI) held their first webinar under the title “The case for bottom-up peacebuilding” led by Geoff Harris. Geoff’s work in Peace Studies […]

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can you help us build real peace in our time?

War doesn’t work… but peacebuilding does. We hope you’ll get involved with our exciting new campaign, ‘meet the real peacebuilders’, in which we are working with ordinary women and men who build peace in their communities, across the world, each and every day.

Peacebuilders from the African Youth Peace Initiatives engaging with children in Uganda

We are launching ‘meet the real peacebuilders’ to highlight the difficult, dangerous but non-violent peacebuilding that is currently being carried out across the world, by extraordinary people. We want to show the British Government that there are alternative, non-military security solutions that are already working around the world. These are the peaceful security measures we want our taxes to go towards. Find out more…

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