In solidarity with the global grassroots “Peace Wave” initiated by Gensuikyo and as a testament to the growing demand for nuclear disarmament, peace activists across the Commonwealth and in Rhode Island held some two dozen events marking the 76th anniversary of the atomic bombings of […]
by Joseph Gerson Remarks delivered at the Watertown Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration, August 8, 2021 (August 9 in Nagasaki) Friends, The A-bombings , 76 years ago, were crimes humanity. They were indiscriminate, unnecessary, and ushered in an era in which human survival is constantly threated by accident, […]
by Gail Tipton In May 2018, I saw a documentary film called Paper Lanterns. It tells the story of Shigeaki Mori’s research to identify and honor 12 American soldiers who had died when the first atomic bomb devastated Hiroshima, Japan at 8:15 a.m., August 6, […]
August 2-9, 2021 • Events Calendar Why observe Hiroshima/Nagasaki Week? Read our call to action!
Ever since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the danger of nuclear war has remained alarmingly high. Part of the problem is that the US has a dangerous and short-sighted policy of making nuclear threats to achieve foreign policy objectives. Daniel Ellsberg lists 25 explicit […]
by Maryellen Kurkulos As humanity grapples with multiple and intensifying existential crises, leaders of the nuclear powers spar as though in some alternate universe, oblivious to the reality that even a limited nuclear exchange would have disastrous, irreversible consequences for our environment and human survival. […]
by Kathie Malley-Morrison Every nuke we make, every vow we break, every life at stake, they’ll be watching us. Be grateful for their attention because “they” are the United Nations Human Rights Council, and “we” are citizens of the country with the largest stock of […]