anti-nuclear weapons

Anniversary of the biggest terrorist attack in human history

The dates of August 6 and 9, 1945, remind us of the horror of Japan’s Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the context of the end of the Second World War. That is when the US government caused the USA military to…

Report on the status of the nuclear weapons ban treaty negotiations

From Alice Slater on Abolition2000: Dear Friends, This very thoughtful report below from Mia Gandenberger and Ray Acheson at Reaching Critical Will gives you the whole dismaying story of who’s working to ban the bomb and who wants more “steps”,…

Close calls: We were closer to nuclear destruction than we knew

Jan Oberg writes: Leaders are very good at telling us that this or that group or country is a threat to us. And how good they are at protecting us citizens by their – military-based – “security” and “defence” policies. This…

Catholic church now more advanced than U.S. philosophy departments

It ought to be with considerable embarrassment that I say this, as an atheist who thinks religion does far more harm than good, and that it does so not only through the pretense that death isn’t real but first and…

A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Our Common Good

Statement by parliamentarians, mayors and religious leaders to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the onset of the nuclear age and the foundation of the United Nations From the ashes of World War II, and in the wake of the nuclear…

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