With Coronavirus Spreading, Time to Repurpose the Arms Industry to Meet Human Need

Destruction of civilian houses hit during airstrike raids in Sana’a, Yemen, 16 May 2019. Photo: Bassam El Thulaya/Oxfam
Destruction of civilian houses that were hit during airstrike raids in Sana’a, Yemen, on 16 May 2019. Photo: Bassam El Thulaya/Oxfam

All over the world we have radically changed our ways of life as the devastating spread of coronavirus transforms our communities.

What if more of the arms and defense sector moved into manufacturing health and other products permanently?

Oxfam is a world-wide development organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty.