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Recent News

The Enduring Effects of War

Out of concern about the simplistic and sometimes misleading messaging about war and in particular the Anzac story, which is increasing as we approach its 100th anniversary, MAPW wanted to do something to promote among young people an understanding and appreciation of the real eff

After the War is Over.....Anzac Eve Event back by popular demand

Popular Anzac eve event makes a return, thanks to the Victoria Branch of MAPW & Brunswick Secondary College.

CAMECO - Stop Promoting Radiation Junk Science

 MARCH 12 2014 : Canadian-based Cameco Corporation is the world’s second largest uranium mining company, with 27 uraniu

Fukushima Three Years Later - a photo essay

 Kristian Laemmle-Ruff was recently in Fukushima, where he took hundreds of photos documenting the continuing health and environmental costs of the nuclear power plant disaster that devastated a city and its people and shook the world three yea

Fukushima Three Years Later - a photo essay

 Kristian Laemmle-Ruff was recently in Fukushima, where he took hundreds of photos documenting the continuing health and environmental costs of the nuclear power plant disaster that devastated a city and its people and shook the world three yea

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