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 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!
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 Jerald Ross and Joseph Gerson This August marks the 76th anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan. Despite broad recognition today that these attacks created a humanitarian catastrophe, as would any future use of nuclear weapons, we […]