As The Doomsday Clock Nears Midnight, We Can Abolish Nuclear Weapons

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On January 22, the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons went into effect. This treaty, which is supported by more than two-thirds of the countries in the world but none of the nuclear [...]

Nuclear War Can Be Stopped Before It Begins

By Marina Martinez, Waging Nonviolence. -

Nuclear weapons have been posing a threat to humanity for 75 years — ever since the U.S. bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. These days, our focus is understandably on the [...]

Open Letter On COVID-19 And Humanitarian Disarmament

By Humanitarian Disarmament. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy human and economic toll and shattered lives in many countries. The pandemic has also underscored that global solutions should be used to address global [...]

The Virus Of Nuclear Proliferation

By Alice Slater, -

NEW YORK (IDN) — In an avalanche of reporting we are now assaulted with information about how the world is urgently attempting to batten down the hatches to avoid the possibility of deathly [...]

First Committee Foreshadows Disarmament Fights At 2020 NPT Review Conference

By Staff, -

For the last month, the First Committee of the United Nations has met to discuss, debate and vote on resolutions related to disarmament issues. While nuclear-weapon states have attempted to [...]

Reviving The Nuclear Disarmament Movement: A Practical Proposal

By Lawrence S. Wittner, -

In late November 2018, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned public intellectual, remarked that “humanity faces two imminent existential threats: environmental catastrophe and nuclear war.” Curiously, [...]

No Nuclear Arms Race In Europe!

By Staff, -

US President Trump announced to withdraw from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Force Treaty (INF) with Russia. The Treaty put an end to the stationing of land-based intermediate range nuclear [...]

Disarm Trident Walk Ends In Georgia

By Steve Baggarly, -

Due to the approach of Hurricane Florence, today marked the end of the Disarm Trident Peace Walk. Some 50 people in all took part in the walk from Savannah to Kings Bay, Georgia, in support of [...]

Hunger For Disarmament Fast

By Staff, -

When the Kings Bay Plowshares decided to smash idols and beat swords into Plowshares at the Kings Bay Naval base in St. Marys, GA, we assumed there would be lots of people in that community and [...]

Securing Our Common Future: An Agenda For Disarmament

By Peace Movement Aotearoa, -

“The United Nations was created with the goal of eliminating war as an instrument of foreign policy. But seven decades on, our world is as dangerous as it has ever been. Disarmament prevents and [...]

Imperial Road To Conquest: Peace And Disarmament Agreements

By Prof. James Petras, -

The means and method are fairly straight forward. World-wide propaganda campaigns which demonize the adversary; the enlistment and collaboration of European and regional allies (England, France, [...]

Global Zero Protests The Nuclear Security Summit

By Liz Merrow, -

By Liz Merrow for Global Zero. Washington, DC - Global Zero activists from all over the United States gathered in Washington, DC to protest at the Nuclear Security Summit. What happened next was [...]

Rally For Zero At Nuclear Summit

By Global Zero. Washington, DC - On March 31, world leaders will gather for the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C. to take steps to prevent an act of nuclear terrorism. Their approach is [...]