Nuclear Weapons

Dangerous Developments in Modern Weaponry

April 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

A forum on the military pursuit of global hegemony Speakers: Subrata Ghoshroy (MIT Research Affiliate) Nick Mottern (Knowdrones.com) Elaine Scarry (Harvard professor and author of Thermonuclear Monarchy) Bruce Gagnon (Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space) Topics will include: Continued expansion of the …

No First Use and Restricting First Use

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

No First Use Policy H.R.921 (Smith (D-WA)). Cosponsors: McGovern Total: 22. S.272 (Warren (D-MA)). Cosponsors: Markey. Total: 5. This act would declare that it is the policy of the U.S. not to use nuclear weapons first. MAPA Position: YES Click Here to Learn More about …

On Feb. 1, the Trump administration announced it will pull the US out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF), thus undoing one of the pillars of global security and potentially plunging the world into a new nuclear arms race.  The 1987 signing of this …

No First Use

January 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

No First Use RESOLVE TO PREVENT THE FIRST USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS BY THE UNITED STATES    H.3211/ S.2165  This Resolution calls on the US Congress to pass a law providing that the US will never use nuclear weapons first. This effort is being led …

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility is holding a free, open discussion/training day on Sunday, November 18 from 2-5pm entitled “Creating Hope: What Can We Do to Abolish Nuclear Weapons?”. It will be held at More Than Words bookstore in the South End, a 3 minute walk from the Broadway …

Mission and Social Justice Committee Meeting 1 trillion dollar for new nuclear weapons? Or rather for public housing, new subways, ets.? The new United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (2017) is a good way to start walking a peaceful path to social …

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 …

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