Articles by Joseph Gerson

Remarks Prepared for Delivery at Tax Day Rally, Uphams Corner, Dorchester, April 17, 2019 Friends, We have a long history of demanding fair taxes here in Boston. I think there was a Tea Party not far from here, and for years people have been out …

Originally published in Common Dreams, Aug. 11, 2017 President Trump’s off the cuff and extremely dangerous and outrageous threat to devastate North Korea with “fire and fury… unlike the world has ever seen” is bringing us to the brink of the unthinkable. There is no …

November 9, 2016 Several friends have asked for my thoughts about the meaning of the outcome of last night’s election. Following is what I’ve come up with after a very few hours of sleep. It was a very hard night. We were more than aware …

Originally published in Truthout Even as the US is on track to spend a trillion dollars — a thousand billion — for a new generation of nuclear weaponsand their delivery systems, there is encouraging news from the disarmament movement. In March, a combination of conscientious …

Presented at the Sarajevo Peace Event, June 7, 2014 Friends, It is a privilege to be joining and learning from you here in Sarajevo. I especially want to thank Reiner Braun of IALANA and IPB and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung for this opportunity. As I …

Delivered by Joseph Gerson of the American Friends Service Committee on behalf of civil society to the U.N. high-level meeting on nuclear disarmament, September 26, 2013 I want to begin by invoking the words of Yamaguchi Senji, one of the most seared and courageous Nagasaki …