ATK CEO Dan Murphy’s 60th Birthday Blast – Doom and Gloom Everywhere

As 100 governments met in Dublin, Ireland to finalize plans for a global ban on Cluster Bombs, members of AlliantACTION were putting the focus on Dan Murphy, the CEO of a major Cluster Bomb producer. While victims of landmines and cluster bombs are suffering the consequences of those indiscriminate weapons, Dan Murphy was celebrating his 60th birthday. Though perhaps not so much when he returned home to be greeted with a cluster of cardboard figures of all ages with limbs missing gathered in his yard. Their voices are silent, but not the voices of AlliantACTION who sang: “Doom and gloom everywhere, people dying in despair, but happy birthday”. After the birthday dirge we sang “Gonna lay down our cluster bombs, down by the riverside…” Continue Reading