Peace and Disarmament

06.08.2018

City of Hiroshima peace declaration

City of Hiroshima peace declaration

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, which with the bombing of Nagasaki 3 days later, caused the immediate deaths of over 200,000 people, and the subsequent deaths of tens of thousands more.  Every year, the City of Hiroshima commemorates the victims and calls for peace and… »

04.08.2018

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know

August 3, 2018 ICAN Next week marks 73 years since two atomic bombs were dropped over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Hundreds of thousands of people were killed and maimed, and the effects are still being felt today. But while the mushroom clouds became iconic symbols of mass… »

01.08.2018

Peace as Form of Life

Peace as Form of Life

By Tito Alvarado Of the world’s more than six thousand extant languages, three thousand have little chance of continuing to be used in the next century. This tragic fact represents a terrible finding: we will lose three thousand ways to approach life and humanity from the perspective of others in… »

01.08.2018

Germany vs United States: Justice Compared

Germany vs United States: Justice Compared

By Anthony Donovan With A good Ally. Two of “Democracy’s” Courts A brief comparison of two “democratic” Judicial systems and their respective institutional treatment of citizens fulfilling their obligations to expose and educate others of the catastrophic lies and the highest crimes of their respective states. The industry of nuclear… »

01.08.2018

Plans for Attack: US Plans for Striking Iran

Plans for Attack: US Plans for Striking Iran

By Dr Binoy Kampmark The world of the terrifying hypothetical is programmatically standard in the Trump White House.  Periods of tense calm are followed by careless flights of fury, digs and remonstrations.  Mortal enemies become amenable comrades; reliable allies turn into irresponsible skinflints who ought to fork our more for… »

24.07.2018

Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The municipal plenary of Santiago de Compostela urges the Government of Spain to ratify the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. As was previously the case with cluster bombs and landmines, the process to ban nuclear weapons has begun. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons… »

21.07.2018

Campaign against Killer Robots: Parliamentary actions in Europe

Campaign against Killer Robots: Parliamentary actions in Europe

Original article here This round-up looks at recent parliamentary actions in Europe in support of the call to ban fully autonomous weapons, also known as lethal autonomous weapons systems. These initiatives provide more evidence of the growing support for starting negotiations on a new international treaty now. States will convene… »

19.07.2018

Ethiopia’s Peaceful Revolution

Ethiopia’s Peaceful Revolution

By Thomas C Mountain The uniquely African Empire of Ethiopia has seen itself launched into a peaceful revolution that promises to transform one of the planets poorest countries into a modern peoples democracy. Being that I have spent my entire life living by the principle of “political power grows from… »

17.07.2018

Debate: Is Trump-Putin Summit a “Danger to America” or Crucial Diplomacy Between Nuclear Powers?

Debate: Is Trump-Putin Summit a “Danger to America” or Crucial Diplomacy Between Nuclear Powers?

As President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, we host a debate on U.S.-Russia relations. In Washington, D.C., we speak with Joe Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation. In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, we speak with Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and one of… »

17.07.2018

Interview with Ann Wright: “It’s your land and yet the US is using it to kill other people around the world “

Interview with Ann Wright: “It’s your land and yet the US is using it to kill other people around the world “

Ann Wright served 29 years in the US Army as a colonel and moved to the diplomatic service, where she worked for 16 years as a diplomat in US embassies in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia, Afghanistan and Mongolia. She resigned in March 2003… »

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