College students from Japan march in Vienna on June 20 with a banner to mark the first meeting of states parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. (Asahi Shimbun/Tabito Fukutomi)
Nuclear Disarmament

Being Civil Society

by Frances Jeffries  A very traditional question in September is:  How was your summer? or What did you do on your vacation? My summer was one of seeing new as well as familiar things through new eyes, of thinking about new approaches to seemingly intractable […]

Nuclear Disarmament

Twin Existential Threats

By Ira Helfand and Asha Asokan Today, the world lives in the shadow of two grave and deeply related existential threats. There is a growing awareness of the danger posed by the climate crisis and the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to limit […]

Nuclear Disarmament

Nukes 101

Remarks given at The Enduring Nuclear Threat; A Deeper Look  on March 30, 2021   On August 6, 1945, the United States unleashed the nuclear age, dropping a single atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which indiscriminately incinerated tens of thousands of children, women, and men in […]