Joseph Gerson

Joseph Gerson

Dr. Joseph Gerson is President of the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security and Vice-President of the International Peace Bureau. His books include With Hiroshima Eyes: Atomic War, Nuclear Extortion and Moral Imagination and Empire and the Bomb: How the U.S. Uses Nuclear Weapons to Dominate the World.

Ukraine Negotiations: No Fly Zone, Nukes, Neutrality, and Disarmament

Ukrainian and Russian lives will continue to be shattered until either a ceasefire or completion of successful negotiations are announced. Regardless of whether we agree with him or not, President Biden’s statements that Vladimir Putin cannot remain in power and that…

The World is Plunging into a Dangerous New Cold War 2.0

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and Putin’s repeated tense threats to resort to genocidal nuclear attacks if the West intervenes more directly in Ukraine must be universally condemned and opposed. Despite Putin having told President Macron that he intends to take…

Celebrating Veterans for Peace’s Nuclear Posture Review & Preventing a Ukraine War

Last month, in January 2022, Veteran’s for Peace launched their own Nuclear Posture Review, pre-empting the US government’s own review which is due later this year. Last weekend, an on-line event was held to present the findings of the alternative…

Biden in Europe: To Contain China, Restructuring the Global Disorder

President Biden’s European sojourn has been a signal effort to restructure the global disorder to reinforce U.S. hegemony and to contain and manage China’s rise. Not limited to NATO’s new 2030 doctrine which reinforces U.S. Indo-Pacific military dominance with European…

A New Cold War with China

U.S.-Chinese relations will determine humanity’s fate. This applies to the increasingly dangerous arms race and military confrontations, the intense economic and technological competition, and the current absence of disarmament, pandemic, or climate change collaborations. How we respond to and shape…

Trigger Fingers, Nuclear NATO, and Building Back Better

With our newspapers and press reports focused on the deadly explosion of covid-19 infections across the country and Trump inflating threats by posed China in his desperate effort to avoid defeat in November, the U.S/NATO nuclear weapons build up across…

Facing History and Ourselves: Full Spectrum Dominance from White Supremacy to Hiroshima & Nagasaki

“If justice is indivisible, it follows that our struggles against injustice must be united” – Angela Davis. “the image of these police officers squeezing the life out of Floyd might serve as a metaphor for the way U.S. Administrations have…