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16.11.2014 PAX

Financial sector invests over 402 billion US dollars in nuclear weapons producers

Financial sector invests over 402 billion US dollars in nuclear weapons producers

Global financial institutions made an estimated 402 billion US dollars available to nuclear weapons producers. The report Don’t Bank on the Bomb, published on the 7th of November by Dutch peace organization PAX, identifies 411 banks, insurance companies and pension funds with investments in 28 companies involved in the production, … »

04.09.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Do You Have the Courage to Ban Nuclear Weapons?

Do You Have the Courage to Ban Nuclear Weapons?

Human Wrongs Watch By International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)*, September, 2014 — From the 6-7 December 2014, ICAN will host a Civil Society Forum in Vienna on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons. Despite the compelling call of the humanitarian initiative, nuclear weapons states continue to cling to their … »

12.08.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

The Lethality of Nuclear Weapons

The Lethality of Nuclear Weapons

The Lethality of Nuclear Weapons By Steven Starr also found on: Paulcraigroberts.org Nuclear war has no winner. Beginning in 2006, several of the world’s leading climatologists (at Rutgers, UCLA, John Hopkins University, and the University of Colorado-Boulder) published a series of studies that evaluated … »

09.08.2014 Amy Goodman

Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 69 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 69 Years Later

“I hate war,” Koji Hosokawa told me as we stood next to the A-Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan. The skeletal remains of the four-story building stand at the edge of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. The building was one of the few left standing when the United States … »

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