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26.03.2015 Pressenza Budapest

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

By Gunnar Westberg, IPPNW. In 1984 a group from IPPNW Sweden met with the Norwegian general Tönne Huitfeldt, at that time Chief of the Military Staff of NATO. He was a man with great confidence in himself and in the military system. “General Huitfeldt,” we asked, “when you work with … »

03.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Push Back the Doomsday Clock!

Push Back the Doomsday Clock!

Human Wrongs Watch By James Albertini*, 3 March 2015 – TRANSCEND Media Service We Are All Down Winders! March 1st is known as “Nuclear-Free & Independent Pacific Day.” It commemorates the tragic 15 megaton U.S. nuclear bomb test, code named Bravo, at Bikini atoll in the Marshall Islands … »

06.12.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

New Nuclear Arms Race Underway

New Nuclear Arms Race Underway

Human Wrongs Watch By Mark Blackwood and Paul Mitchell, 6 December 2014, WSWS*– Nearly five years ago, at the 2010 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference, the nuclear powers restated their commitment to a “diminishing role for nuclear weapons in security policies to minimize the risk that these weapons ever be … »

06.12.2014 Silvia Swinden

John Oliver on Nuclear Weapons

As the Third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna on Dec 8-9 approaches, here is a humorous (and terrifying) piece by comedian John Oliver on the subject. Last … »

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, … »

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