international day for the total elimination of nuclear weapons is september 26

“there are many paths to a nuclear-weapons-free world. i appeal to all states to intensify their efforts to contribute to the shared vision in their own ways.” secretary-general antónio guterres the international day for the total elimination of nuclear weapons is september 26. i hope you will join us in this important work. please leave a reply below. Continue reading international day for the total elimination of nuclear weapons is september 26

california legislature votes to support u.n. nuclear weapon ban treaty

california legislature votes to support u.n. nuclear weapon ban treaty, restrict presidential authority for nuclear strike state of california joins los angeles, baltimore, and other u.s. cities that have endorsed the “back from the brink” campaign to prevent nuclear war. los angeles – on tuesday, august 28, the california senate voted to approve ajr 33, a resolution introduced by assemblymember monica limón that urges the … Continue reading california legislature votes to support u.n. nuclear weapon ban treaty

hiroshima

today is the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of hiroshima on august 6, 1945, which killed 140,000 people and injured another 100,000. the current administration needs to follow in the footsteps of reagan and gorbachev and reject the dangerous notion that nuclear weapons enhance our national security. instead, it should base its policy on the understanding that these weapons are, in fact, the greatest threat to … Continue reading hiroshima

Andrew Higgins, Neil MacFarquhar: Just by Meeting With Trump, Putin Comes Out “Ahead”

The New York Times’ Andrew Higgins and Neil MacFarquhar recently wrote, “By attacking Europe and starting a trade war with America’s closest allies, President Trump has already advanced the agenda of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, analysts say. All he really needs to make his meeting on Monday with Mr. Trump a success is for it to take place without any major friction.” This may be true (or … Continue reading Andrew Higgins, Neil MacFarquhar: Just by Meeting With Trump, Putin Comes Out “Ahead”

Nobel laureate: There is one way to prevent nuclear war

(CNN) In awarding this year’s Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the Nobel committee has chosen to shine a powerful light on the grave and growing danger of nuclear war and illuminate the path we must follow to avoid that ultimate calamity. The crisis in Korea poses the most immediate and visible threat of nuclear conflict — but it is not … Continue reading Nobel laureate: There is one way to prevent nuclear war

Boston Should Lead the Way Toward the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

Check out the new op-ed Dr. Lachlan Forrow and I just published in the Harvard Law Record.  Everyone in Boston knows that when a house catches ablaze, lives are saved by pulling the fire alarm. Sirens wail, trucks race down the street, and a fire crew comes to the rescue. But what if the fires haven’t started, yet are close to being ignited, on a … Continue reading Boston Should Lead the Way Toward the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons