The government could have invested this money into building affordable housing, moving towards renewable energy sources, or working towards alleviating basic problems like poverty and homelessness — this is the true cost of AUKUS.
The deal procures up to eight nuclear-powered vessels and increases naval cooperation between the countries, with Australia to spend $9b over the next four years.
One need not look further than USyd’s history of ‘Oriental Studies’ to understand how the University has supported the military industrial complex and reinforced structural racism towards Asian cultures.
South Korea’s historically-rigid conscription laws have seen escalating challenges in recent years. Three Seoul university students told Honi what Korean young people think about them.
USyd’s $3.41 billion investment portfolio is linked to F-35 fighter planes, Patriot missile systems, Apache helicopters, Predator UAVs, and heat-seeking Javelin missile systems.
On Marvel and DC’s insidious links to the US military.
Our universities have scrapped degrees on peace making, preferring we learn to make war.
Activists need to properly articulate their position on uni’s defence ties.
The existence of federally-funded research collaborations between Australia and the US is a grave concern.
Speakers discussed the “revolving door of funding” between destructive industries and universities.