Newton Mayor Setti Warren, left, took a question from Charles Jacobs at a community discussion on making sure Newton is a welcoming place for all, at an event on April 7. Boston Globe photo by Katherine Taylor

Newton Teachers and Schools Under Attack by Rightwing Pro-Israel Extremists

  Pro-Israel extremists are continuing their campaign against the teachers and schools in Newton for daring to present a balanced curriculum on the Israel-Palestine conflict.  They are organizing to pack a meeting of the Program and Services committee of the Newton City Council this Wednesday (December 6) at 7:30pm (Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave. 2nd fl.).  WHAT YOU CAN DO Please […]

Clockwise from top left: drawings by Takeda Hatsue, Takemoto Hideko, Yamashita Masato, Murakami Misako, Furukawa Shoichi, and Yokota Haruyo, who survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Courtesy the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Nuclear Citizenship

Originally published in “Destroyer of Worlds: Taking Stock of Our Nuclear Present“, Harper’s Magazine, December 2017 A nuclear weapon, like any weapon, has two ends: the end from which it is fired and the end through which it inflicts injury. But in the case of […]