Boots On The Ground For Freedom

By  ShannonWatch -

On Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 am in front of Limerick Prison, where they were incarcerated, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, both U.S. military veterans will begin Boots on the Ground for Freedom, a [...]

Federal Judge Rules Against Kings Bay Plowshares’ Motion To Dismiss Charges

By Kings Bay Plowshares 7 -

A federal judge denied all the pre-trial motions of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7. The activists had urged U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood to dismiss their charges for numerous legal reasons as [...]

Faith-Based Peace Activists, Facing 25-Year Sentence, Defend Disarmament Action At Nuclear Submarine Base

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"I would argue our communal criminal history has been all about upholding the basic tenets of love and providing for the common good." Advocates for seven faith-based peace activists are calling [...]

On The Enduring Significance Of Hiroshima

By Canadian Peace Congress, Popular Resistance. -

On August 6 and 9, 1945, the U.S. military bombed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with nuclear weapons. Over 200,000 people, mostly civilians, died instantly or later succumbed to burns, [...]

Flash Mob At Trident Nuclear Submarine Base Marks 74th Anniversary Of Bombings

By Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, Popular Resistance. -

60 people were present on August 5 at a flash mob demonstration against Trident nuclear weapons at the Bangor submarine base.  The demonstration was in the roadway at the Main Gate of the Trident [...]

US To Ring China With Missiles In Nuclear Arms Race

By Andre Damon, Wsws.org -

Within hours of the official withdrawal by the United States on Friday from the world’s most important nuclear treaty, the Pentagon made clear that it intends to ring China with missiles amid a [...]

ICAN Statement: The Collapse Of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

By the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Popular Resistance. -

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) deplores the irresponsible destruction of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty by the current leaders of the United [...]

Nuclear Disarmament Should Be A Top 2020 Campaign Issue But Is Being Ignored

By Howie Hawkins, Dissidentvoice.org -

Two years ago on July 7, 2017, 122 nations approved the text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of NuclearWeapons (TPNW). The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the [...]

As US Modernizes Its Nuclear Arsenal, Costs And Risks Soar

By Jon Letman, Truthout.org -

On July 16, 1945, the U.S. detonated the first-ever nuclear device in the New Mexico desert. Less than a month later, it dropped two more atomic bombs, destroying Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing [...]

Action vs. U.S. Nuclear Weapons On German Soil

By Staff, Cooptv.wordpress.com -

Eleven international peace activists entered the Büchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver a self-named Treaty Enforcement Order declaring that the sharing of US [...]

An Honorable Course In Iran: End Sanctions, Resume Dialogue

By Kathy Kelly, The Progressive Magazine -

Last week, Elham Pourtaher, an Iranian graduate student at the State University of New York in Albany, wrote about how U.S. policies cause suffering and trauma far beyond U.S. borders. Her [...]

The Power To Withdraw Our Consent From Systems Of Violence

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

According to the director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Renata Dwan, the risk of nuclear war is the highest it has been since World War II. Last year, seven plow [...]

Understanding NATO, Ending War

By Robert J. Burrowes, Popular Resistance. -

So, given the ongoing military threats – with an expanding range of horrific weapons (including, to nominate just two, ‘more usable’ low yield nuclear weapons and technologies on ‘weather [...]

Risk Of Nuclear War Highest Since WWII

GENEVA - The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more [...]

Putin-Trump Talk About Ending Nuclear Weapons

By Tom O'Connor, Newsweek. -

A senior Russian diplomat responded positively to President Donald Trump's remarks regarding his desire to seek total denuclearization, saying Moscow was ready to begin working toward that [...]