nuclear weapons

The Rising Threat Of Nuclear War Is The Most Urgent Matter In The World

Re-published from the excellent blog of Caitlin Johnstone. US Strategic Command, the branch of the US military responsible for America’s nuclear arsenal, tweeted the following on Tuesday: “The spectrum of conflict today is neither linear nor predictable. We must account…

New Nanos Poll Finds Strong Nuclear Weapons Concerns

The threat posed by nuclear weapons is of major concern to Canadians according to a new poll released today by Nanos Research. The poll results show that Canadians are very positive about key solutions the disarmament movement has been advocating…

The World Centre for Humanist Studies is organising its 8th Symposium “A New Humanism for a new world. Plural exchanges from a world in crisis”.

Interview with Daniel León, member of the organising team of the 8th International Symposium of the World Centre for Humanist Studies. From the 16th to the 18th of April, under the slogan “A New Humanism for a new world. Plural…

Interview with Professor Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and chair of the Nobel Women’s Initiative

“We need to focus on human security for sustainable peace” Landmines are among the most insidious and cruel weapons of all, because they do not distinguish between armed soldiers, civilians or even children. According to the Landmine Monitor 2020, explosive…

Nuclear weapon facilities to expand in New Mexico

LANL leases second office complex in Santa Fe as nuclear weapons growth pushes admin staff off “The Hill” 2,000 more staff needed for “24/7” plutonium “pit” production mission for only 20 pits/year Today Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has announced…

When the US nuked Spain

34 years later, those forced to clean up the mess get their day in court By John LaForge Air force veterans exposed to plutonium after a first-ever US nuclear weapons disaster in Spain have won extremely rare recognition as a…

Our opposition grows: Dangers of launching nukes into space

By Bruce Gagnon coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space.  The US began launching space probes with nuclear power in the early 1960’s.  One of these military satellites powered with a nuclear reactor fell back…

NATO 2030 – United for a New Era

By CND and peace activist Rae Street. NATO recently commissioned a report on the future of NATO from ten experts appointed by the Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg.   It opens with congratulations to themselves, as according to the authors, NATO is…

Algeria says France must take responsibility for nuclear waste in Sahara

Algeria’s senior military official, Bouzid Boufrioua, has called on France to take responsibility for the waste left in the Sahara after its nuclear tests there in the 1960s. Brigadier General Boufrioua is the head of the combat engineering department of…

Majority of the Dutch say that The Netherlands must join the Ban Treaty

People in the Netherlands and five other NATO states overwhelmingly reject the presence of U.S. nuclear weapons and support the Treaty to Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). In fact, according to polls, support for the Dutch joining the nuclear ban…

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