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Face 2 Face with Mary T. Yelenick

LIVE SHOW on Thursday, April 14 at 5 PM In this show, we speak with Mary Yelenick, Main Representative of Pax Christi International to the United Nations. She advocates for nuclear disarmament, anti-racism, active nonviolence, and social and economic justice,…

Côte d’Ivoire ratifies UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire deposited its instrument of ratification of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 23 March 2022. Côte d’Ivoire is the fifth West African country to ratify the TPNW, following Benin,…

Life in 38 minutes

By Nikos Stergiou* Saturday morning. You can afford to lie in bed for a few more minutes, or maybe not. The weekend could be exciting! You may have friends to see, you could spend time with your children, or read…

New York City Council votes for Nuclear Weapons Divestment, Reaffirms NYC as Nuclear Weapon Free Zone and calls on US to sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

New York City-based members of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) are celebrating the bipartisan adoption of a package of nuclear disarmament legislation by the New York City Council, Thursday, December 9, 2021. “As a…

Face 2 Face with Seth Shelden

On this show we speak with Seth Shelden, United Nations Liaison with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Seth speaks about New York City just joined the ICAN Cities Appeal and calling on the US to join the UN Treaty…

Nuclear disarmament campaigners press for legislation in New York City on 76th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings.

In a commemoration of the August 6 and August 9, 1945 bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that was both somber and spirited, New York City-based nuclear disarmament advocates assembled outside the Municipal Building in downtown New York City. Advocates joined…

The Intolerable Nuclear Threat 76 years after Hiroshima

On 6 August 1945 the US military dropped the first atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. An estimated 70,000 to 80,000 people were killed instantly, in what can be considered the greatest act of terrorism in history. Another 70,000…

Face 2 Face with Tomás Hirsch

LIVE SHOW on Friday 25th at 11 AM EST On this show we speak with Tomás Hirsch Chilean Congress Deputy with Action Humanist, about Chile approving the International Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which was promoted by ICAN…

For Earth Day 2021, New Yorkers rally at the iconic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows, Queens and call for City Council to pass nuclear disarmament legislation – Resolution 976 & Introduction 1621

On Earth Day 2021, New Yorkers rally at the iconic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows, Queens. Call for City Council to vote and pass nuclear disarmament legislation. Resolution 976 & Introduction 1621. For Earth Day New York members of the New York…

The End of Nuclear Arms 2021

By Mitzi Stark (WILPF) and Giovanny Blanco (World Without Warsand Violence) The 22ndof January, 2021 became an important day in history when Honduras became the 50thcountry to ratify the United Nations’ Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Arms. This treaty, now in…

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