“To declare that nuclear weapons can only “legally” be used in retaliation for a nuclear strike hardly leaves me feeling safe. Are we left with a world continually at war with itself, with our best hope being that all future wars will be waged legally and politely?”
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How the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Impacts the United States, and Why the United States Must Embrace its Entry into Force
“President-elect Biden faces many nuclear weapons policy challenges as he takes office. Under the Trump administration, the United States withdrew from [several key treaties around nuclear weapons issues] and did not extend New START, all while urging other countries to not join, or even to withdraw their ratifications to, the TPNW. The United States has a chance to return to the table on multilateral nuclear negotiations and build back better.”
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Hirosima/Nagasaki: Calling All Peaceloving People to Commemorate the 75th Anniversay of U.S. Atomic Bombs on Japan See Commemoration details below Polly Mann article. By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter Summer 2020 Vol. 38 Num. 3 David Wright, global security director of the Union of Concerned Scientists, lists five ways in which the United States could be brought […]
Speakers: Leonardo Flores, Latin America Campaign Coordinator CODEPINK; Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence; Andy Shallal, Busboys and Poets; Rich Whitney, Green Party Peace Action Committee; Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK.
On the occasion of her 100th birthday, Polly shares some thoughts about gun control, the CIA, Holiday Hoop-la, positive corporate direction, and Iceland. By Polly Mann Southside Pride December 9, 2019 HOLIDAY HOOP-LA Among the many catalogs I receive at Christmas is one from Hammacher Schlemmer. Just why I don’t know. I’ve never bought so […]
…a peace economy – what might it look like?
“And the people in the streets below were dancing round and round…”
Generals, Ambassadors, National Security Experts, Church Leaders and Women Nobel Peace Laureates Say “No War On Iran!” by Ann Wright
“A military confrontation would not only endanger those struggling for freedom and democracy but also further damage the Iranian economy, which is already reeling under American sanctions…”
It’s a weaving together rather than domination of one over the other. A lesson for all.
August 29, 2014: “WOMEN IN CREPE, OF ALL NATIONS, JOIN PEACE PARADE” … “Russians, Italians, Chinese, Americans, French, and Others in Line”.[
A resolution to Pull Back from the Brink and Prevent Nuclear War (2019) has been introduced in the Minnesota State Legislature. By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter Winter 2019 (Volume 37 Number 1) Here’s how it all began: I had learned that Northampton, Massachusetts, had passed a resolution calling for the United States to prevent nuclear […]
Peace is quintessentially a woman’s issue, most clearly when the continuum of male violence against women in its private, social and structural dimensions is grasped.