Hiroshima and Nagasaki Week

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, …

No More Nagasakis: A Commemoration

August 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

“Article 9 Comes to America”. David Rothauser, documentary  filmmaker, recently completed a film about Hiroshima/Nagasaki.. We will show an excerpt of “Article 9” “The imperative of nuclear disarmament”: Elaine Scarry , author of Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom, is Professor of Aesthetics and …

Moving toward a nuclear weapons-free world

August 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

First published in the Greenfield Recorder, August 6, 2018 Seventy-three years ago, on Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This tragic act launched an arms race in nuclear weapons, now spread to …

Hiroshima Day and White Supremacy 2018

August 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Remarks presented at the Cambridge Hiroshima/ Nagasaki commemoration, August 5, 2018 Thank you for being here today for this important commemoration and for giving me the opportunity of speaking. I bring you greetings from First Church Boston Unitarian Universalist. Four years ago on August 9th, …

On August 6th, the Quakers of Friends Meeting at Cambridge will hold a collective reading of Thomas Merton’s “Original Child Bomb,” followed by a procession to the Charles River to float candles as is done throughout the world in commemoration of the atomic bombings.   …

Hiroshima to Nagasaki 4 Day Vigil

August 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

PAVING A PATH TOWARD PEACE AUGUST 6 -9, 2018 From 8 AM, August 6th, through Thursday, the 9th of August at noon, a vigil/teach-in, coinciding with the times A bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and then Nagasaki, will open and close with drumming, the ringing of church bells …

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Memorial

August 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Second annual peace memorial event with theater, music, and arts, to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, produced by Actors Refuge Repertory Theatre in collaboration with Night Song at First Church in Cambridge. Program consists of a theatrical presentation*, highlighted with hula kahiko, Hibakusha Monologue**, Message of Peace, music dedication and meditation and Paper …

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