Articles by Michelle Cunha

Lessons from Hiroshima and Nagasaki

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter In the sweltering heat of the Japanese summer, I toured the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. This park commemorates those who died from the atomic bomb dropped by the United States on August 6, …

Countdown to Doomsday

August 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Addressing the US’s complicitness in maintaining the nuclear status quo Michelle Cunha represented Peace Action at the World Conference Against A and H Bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August, 2018. Originally published in DigBoston Michelle Cunha In the sweltering heat of the Japanese summer, …

Human beings and nuclear weapons cannot co-exist

August 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dateline Nagasaki, August 9, 2018 By Jerald Ross I am writing from downtown Nagasaki where I have been attending the 2018 World Conference Against Atom and Hydrogen Bombs. Three days ago, we commemorated the 73rd anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. There, on …

Remarks presented at the 2018 World Conference Against A and H Bombs, Hiroshima, Japan, August 3, 2018 Thank you for the opportunity to participate in the World Conference. To be invited to be part of the global nuclear abolition community is an honor I cannot …

Shout Heard Round the World

July 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter. Six staunch members of our peace delegation were arrested at the gate of Hanscom Air Force Base on Memorial Day weekend, while protesting the role of the base in nuclear war …

BOSTON – The ACLU of Massachusetts and the City of Cambridge today announced that a settlement has been reached between the City and Massachusetts Peace Action and Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund, two organizations that helped the January Coalition plan the Cambridge/Boston Women’s March event …

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