First Committee Foreshadows Disarmament Fights At 2020 NPT Review Conference

By Staff, Icanw.org -

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 [...]

US And Israel Were Lone Votes Against UN Resolutions Opposing Space Arms Race, Nuclear Middle East, Cuba Embargo

By Ben Norton, Thegrayzone.com -

Important breakthroughs have arrived at the United Nations seeking to prevent an arms race in outer space and create a nuclear weapons-free Middle East. There are just two main obstacles: the [...]

Trident Is The Crime

By Kathy Kelly, Vcnv.org -

On October 24, following a three-day trial in Brunswick, GA, seven Catholic Workers who acted to disarm a nuclear submarine base were convicted on three felony counts and one misdemeanor. The [...]

Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Found Guilty On All Counts

By Kingsbay Plowshares 7. -

Brunswick, GA – More than 18 months after they snuck onto the site of one of the largest known collections of nuclear weaponry in the world, a jury found the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 guilty of all [...]

Peace Activist Tried For Entering Nuclear Submarine Base

By Leonard Eiger, Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action. -

Peace activist James Manista appeared on Wednesday, October 23rd in U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, in Tacoma, Washington. Mr. Manista was charged with crossing the federal [...]

Taking Next Steps For Nuclear Abolition

By Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

A recent op-ed in the New York Times suggests the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 message is entering public discourse. The defendants have clarified that the U.S. nuclear weapon arsenal robs resources [...]

The Emperor’s New-Old Nuclear Clothes

By Helena Cobban, Lobelog.com -

How is it still possible to write a lengthy article about the military/strategic dynamic among the triad of Israel, Iran, and the United States while making zero mention of Israel’s robust [...]

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 [...]