anti-nuclear weapons

Noam Chomsky’s Speech to the 2022 World Social Forum

Recorded by the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament & Common Security on April 29, 2022. Last week, for today’s World Social Forum, we were privileged to record what I think is perhaps Noam Chomsky’s most profound and urgently important speech.  

Mary T. Yelenick’s Letter Published Today in “The New York Times”

To the Editor: Re “U.S. Vows to Dull Russia’s Capacity to Act Militarily” (front page, April 26): However one might view the morality, let alone wisdom, of Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine, it seems clear that one motivation was…

The Setsuko Thurlow Rose, a Rose of Hope

In the year that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons enters in force, a new variety of rose will be planted in Spain. The Setsuko Thurlow Rose, a rose of hope, will be planted in a prominent rose garden…

Japan, help us all win the Gold

Dear esteemed H.E. Mr. Ishikane Kimihiro, Permanent Representative of Japan to the U.N., Deep gratitude and respect to you. May I ask you to relay this message to Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide, and Parliamentary Vice-Ministers of Defense Onishi Hrioyuki and…

Can Speaker Corey Johnson Do the Right Thing for the City and Humanity? Part 3

Today we have yet a new Treaty by nations tired of nuclear weapon states persistent delays, misinformation, and violations of agreements. The NYC Council back then repeatedly steered us back to focusing on the dire needs of the city and…

Detailed Account from Within the Trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7

By Ralph Hutchison, World BEYOND War DAY 1 Jury selection began at 9:00am with nearly eighty prospective jurors filling the courtroom; others were seated on metal folding chairs in a small overflow room watching on a 32 inch screen. Despite…

Kings Bay Plowshares 7: Trial Begins for Liz McAlister & Others for Breaking Into Nuke Sub Base

Seven Catholic peace activists are going on trial in Georgia today for breaking into the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base on April 4, 2018. The activists, who are known as the Kings Bay Plowshares 7, face up to 25 years…

Achieving the Possible

A Lesson from Two, Middle East, Antinuclear Activists By Jhon Sánchez I always had asked myself what I can do to abolish nuclear weapons. The feeling of powerlessness sets on me. I’m not a diplomat, nor a head of state,…

Nobel Peace Laureates Summit Stresses the Urgent Need to Prevent Nuclear War

Since August 1945, when the US detonated the first atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded eight times to individuals and organizations for their work to prevent nuclear war and to rid the world…

Roger Waters: count the nuclear weapons money

Release of video by Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) supporting Count the Nuclear Weapons Money Dear friends, In 1973, Pink Floyd released a hit song Money from the album Dark Side of the Moon, a number one selling album that remained…

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