Alice Slater

Alice Slater

Alice Slater is an Advisor to the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and serves on the Coordinating Committee of World Beyond War worldbeyondwar.org

08.10.2016

Imagining a World Beyond War

Imagining a World Beyond War

A conference at American University asks a fundamental question: How can ordinary people take action to put an end to war? Over 300 people gathered last week at a conference at American University in Washington, DC, which brought together a remarkable assembly… »

09.04.2016

How we can make our vision of a world without nuclear weapons a reality

How we can make our vision of a world without nuclear weapons a reality

This piece by President Barack Obama of the United States, below, was published in the Washington Post on March 30th, shortly before a gathering of dozens of world leaders at the Nuclear Security Summit which attempted to tackle the subject of nuclear terrorism.  Nuclear weapons activists and organisations denounced… »

07.01.2016

On North Korea’s nuclear test

On North Korea’s nuclear test

This latest terrifying and dreadful underground nuclear test by North Korea should be a warning to the United States and the other nuclear weapons states, that the longer we continue to modernize and cling to our nuclear arsenals and promote a nuclear deterrence policy which promise catastrophic threats of nuclear… »

01.09.2015

After the Iran deal: how to make the most of the next 15 years

After the Iran deal: how to make the most of the next 15 years

If the US wants to make the Iran deal stick, we have to face up to our broken nuclear promises A major sticking point for universal support for the Iran deal is the worry expressed repeatedly by doubters and supporters alike, in… »

06.03.2015

Moratorium on any new nuclear arms spending

Moratorium on any new nuclear arms spending

If the US really want “arms control” we should disband NATO, take our missiles out of Poland, Romania and Turkey (Turkey for the second time, since JFK took them out of Turkey once before in a deal for the USSR to get their missiles out of Cuba), reinstate the 1972… »

20.10.2014

“China is the only country that promised not to use nuclear weapons first”

“China is the only country that promised not to use nuclear weapons first”

With the permission of the interviewee we publish here an interview with RIA Novosti.  The original article can be found on their website here. Alice Slater, New York Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, told Rossiya Segodnya about the current situation with nuclear weapons in China. 50 years… »

18.06.2014

New Campaign for a Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons Gains Momentum

New Campaign for a Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons Gains Momentum

The 1970 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT),  extended indefinitely in 1995 when it was due to expire, provided that five nuclear weapons states which also happened to hold the veto power on the Security Council (P-5)– the US, Russia, UK, France, and China– would  “pursue negotiations in good faith”[i] for nuclear disarmament.  In… »

01.03.2013

Dismay at P5 boycott of the Oslo inter-governmental nuclear conference

Dismay at P5 boycott of the Oslo inter-governmental nuclear conference

It appears that Norway’s deliberate plan to limit the focus of its conference to the “catastrophic consequences of nuclear war” in an attempt to secure the attendance of the nuclear weapons states, has failed with the five nuclear weapons states who signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (known as the P5, as… »

05.09.2012

Iran Call for Nuclear Abolition by 2025 is Unreported by New York Times

Iran Call for Nuclear Abolition by 2025 is Unreported by New York Times

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), formed in 1961 during the Cold War, is a group of 120 states and 17 observer states not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. The NAM held its opening 2012 session yesterday under the new chairmanship of Iran, which succeeded Egypt as the… »

16.06.2010

U.S. Energy Policy Creating a New Generation of Dr. Strangeloves

Alice Slater from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation reacts to 38 million dollars of US funding for new nuclear research projects. “It’s just so 20th century!... It’s time to invest in a clean energy future that will create millions of jobs and enable the US to earn an honest dollar by developing desirable new technology to offer to the world.” »

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