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14.05.2016 Amy Goodman

Obama Should Heed Hiroshima’s Survivors

Obama Should Heed Hiroshima’s Survivors

The White House announced this week that President Barack Obama will visit Hiroshima, the site of the world’s first atomic-bomb attack. He will be the first sitting president to go there, and only the second president ever, after former President Jimmy Carter visited in 1984. Obama’s pilgrimage to… »

12.05.2016 Reaching Critical Will

UN nuclear talks: A history of (massive nuclear) violence

UN nuclear talks: A history of (massive nuclear) violence

Addressing the open-ended working group (OEWG) on nuclear disarmament, Dr. Nick Ritchie of the University of York thoughtfully and systematically dismantled any supposed justification for the retention of nuclear weapons. In so doing, he also providing a searing critique of the step-by-step approach to nuclear disarmament. His arguments… »

10.05.2016 Reaching Critical Will

UN nuclear talks: Green eggs and ban

The second week of the open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament (OEWG) is illuminating a clear delineation between those who want to abolish nuclear weapons and those who don’t. Mexico’s Ambassador Lomonaco challenged Japan and other nuclear-supportive states over their commitment to change, asking whether their so-called progressive approach… »

10.05.2016 Tony Henderson

North Korea’s east wind, strong but warming

North Korea’s east wind, strong but warming

The voice of reason was heard following the Workers’ Party Congress in Pyongyang that ended recently. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stated his country would not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty was infringed by others with nuclear arms. This was part of a speech he gave which was… »

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Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2016

Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2016

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

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