Ellsberg Conference

Truth, Dissent, & the Legacy of Daniel Ellsberg

Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1, 2021 Free. Online. Open to All. “Wouldn’t you go to prison to help stop this war?” — Daniel Ellsberg Inspired by Daniel Ellsberg’s vast collection of personal papers, recently acquired by University of Massachusetts Special Collections and University Archives, […]

The Doomsday Machine with Daniel Ellsberg

Join us on March 18th at 7pm, for a conversation with Daniel Ellsberg about his book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. “The father of American whistle-blowing”, as Edward Snowden calls him, Daniel Ellsberg has served as consultant to the White House, […]

Figures depicting Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump breaking the INF Treaty during the Rosenmontag (Rose Monday) parade in Dusseldorf, Germany, on March 4, 2019. (Reuters / Wolfgang Rattay)

The Nuclear Disarmament Agenda: Movements Preparing the Way to the NPT Review

http://www.unitedforpeace.org/2021/02/18/webinar-the-international-nuclear–disarmament–agenda-civil-society-perspectives-from-seven-key-states/ With the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock set at 100 seconds to midnight, and the world’s nuclear powers upgrading their nuclear arsenals and dangerously engaging in provocative military “exercises”, activists and advocates around the world are working to prevent nuclear war and build a nuclear weapons free world. In the runup to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference scheduled for this August at the United Nations, the international […]

Jan. 22, 2021 Actions in Massachusetts to welcome the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Nuclear Disarmament Initiative

The Massachusetts Peace & Justice Network is proposing a package of three bills to protect Massachusetts residents from the existential threat of nuclear weapons. The Back from the Bring Resolution supports those that have signed the treaty and calls on the federal government to pull […]