China Signs Defence Agreement With South Korea As US Angers Seoul With Demand For $5bn Troop Payment

By Julian Ryall, -

November 19, 2019 "Information Clearing House" -  The defence ministers of South Korea and China have agreed to develop their security ties to ensure stability in north-east Asia, the latest [...]

A UN Treaty Guarantees Youth Rights Everywhere On Earth – Except The United States

By Jessica Taft, -

Fifteen kids from a dozen countries, including Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, recently brought a formal complaint to the United Nations. They’re arguing that climate change violates children’s [...]

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, -

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 [...]

Nuclear Powers Need To Disarm Before It’s Too Late

By Conn Hallinan, -

The recent military clash between India and Pakistan underscores the need for the major nuclear powers — the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, and France — finally to move toward fulfilling their [...]

Washington Walks Away From Another Treaty

By Staff, -

Please see this new short video about Washington pulling out of the INF Treaty with Russia.  This treaty was signed in 1987 between Reagan and Gorbachev.  It banned medium range nuclear weapons [...]

40 Countries Tell US And Russia To Preserve Nuclear Treaty

By Basel Peace Office. -

Switzerland - Mayors, parliamentarians, policy experts and civil society representatives from forty countries – mostly Europe and North America – yesterday sent an open letter, the Basel Appeal [...]

Trump Ends The Nuclear Deal With Iran – What’s Next?

By Staff, -

Three European countries, Britain, France and Germany, were naive enough to think they could prevent this. The EU3 offered the U.S. to put additional sanctions on Iran for other pretended reason [...]

Supreme Court: Will US Abide By Treaties With Indigenous?

By Monte Mills, -

On April 18, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Washington v. United States, which pits the state of Washington against the United States and 21 Indian tribes. The main [...]

The Most Important Climate Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of

By Sabrina Shankman, -

Raise a hand if you've heard of the Gothenburg Protocol. No? Well, you're in good company. This treaty has been called an "unsung hero" in the fight against air pollution and climate change. It [...]

Activists Build Small Longhouse Blocking PSE Headquarters

By Staff, -

April 2, 2018 ( Newswire) As Puget Sound Energy continues to build a Tacoma Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility despite widespread concerns, Native and environmentalist [...]

Event Marks Milestone For Fort Laramie Treaty Of 1868

By Richie Richards, -

The 150th anniversary of the signing of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 is on April 29, 2018. The tribes of the Oceti Sakowin and surrounding areas are coming together to remember this important [...]

Tribal Treaty Rights Dispute Looms On Supreme Court’s Docket

By Staff, -

The U.S. Supreme Court could soon be delivering another jolt to Indian Country, as another treaty rights case is looming on the horizon. Clayvin Herrera, a citizen of the Crow Tribe, was [...]

10 Reasons The US Should Stick With The Iran Nuclear Deal

By Medea Benjamin, -

By Medea Benjamin for CodePink - President Trump is expected to announce this week that he will not recertify that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal. He will argue, falsely, that the [...]