nuclear abolition

16.06.2018

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7

Reprinted with permission from The Catholic Worker, Mary House, NYC for the July 2018 issue. By Amanda Daloisio On April 4th, 2018, seven activists entered the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. Their destination included the Strategic Weapons Facility Atlantic Administration building, the nuclear weapons storage bunkers… »

10.10.2017

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

By Richard Falk Finally, the committee in Oslo that picks a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize each year selected in 2017 an awardee that is a true embodiment of the intended legacy of Alfred Nobel when he established the prize more than a century ago. It is also a… »

06.10.2017

Is the Nobel Committee Finally Abiding by Nobel’s Will?

Is the Nobel Committee Finally Abiding by Nobel’s Will?

By David Swanson The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) — listen to my radio show with one of ICAN’s leaders two years ago here. It’s conceivable that some Americans will now learn, because of this award, about the… »

24.05.2017

Towards Peace by Pursuing Live and Let Live Policies

Towards Peace by Pursuing Live and Let Live Policies

By Somar Wijayadasa* Foreign policies – an integral part of any national strategy – command the highest priority of all nations. Since World War II, several foreign policies of super powers did not yield expected results even though all policies and concomitant interventions came with guarantees of peace, prosperity and… »

17.12.2016

Australia’s No to Prohibit-Nukes Resolution Triggers Debate

Australia’s No to Prohibit-Nukes Resolution Triggers Debate

By Neena Bhandari As the curtain falls on 2016, the year that marked the fifth anniversary of Fukushima and the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disasters, sending a sombre reminder of the devastating humanitarian and environmental consequences of these weapons of mass destruction, the resolve to free the world of… »

24.05.2016

Over Seventy Prominent Scholars and Activists Call on Obama to Take Concrete Action in Hiroshima

Over Seventy Prominent Scholars and Activists Call on Obama to Take Concrete Action in Hiroshima

WASHINGTON, DC – Over seventy prominent scholars and activists, including Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg, signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to visit with Hibakusha, atomic bomb survivors, and to announce concrete steps toward nuclear disarmament when he visits Hiroshima this Friday after the Group of Seven… »

09.05.2016

Closing our wallets to nuclear weapons

Closing our wallets to nuclear weapons

In May, diplomats in Geneva resume discussions on how to create and maintain a nuclear weapons free world.  It is important for those discussions to include a range of options and activities that can be undertaken now- even by countries that don’t have nuclear weapons. We submitted a working paper… »

06.02.2016

Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament

Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament

OEWG – Has your legislator and/or religious leader endorsed the nuclear abolition statement? FEBRUARY 5, 2016 From February 22-26, governments and civil society will meet at the United Nations in Geneva for the first session of a newly-established Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament (OEWG). Chaired by Ambassador… »

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