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The Nuclear Health Service

At a fundraiser, so the story goes, George Clooney found himself deep in conversation with the 44th President of the United States.  Not wanting to waste such a rare opportunity with greatness, the espresso salesman donned his most wistful air, narrowed his gaze, cocked one eyebrow and asked: 1,899 more words

Russell Brand

When A Little Nation Takes On Its Intimidators

As I’ve said before, the Pacific islands are a dramatically underrepresented location and peoples. From media to science, international organizations to art, every industry is lacking in the way they integrate and represent island nations. 293 more words

Every Story

Joe Scarry: “No Nukes Politician” — IS There Such a Thing ???

 Apparently the nuclear “haves” want to do anything possible to stay away from this conference — they don’t want to go anywhere near anything that might suggest that they do, indeed, need to disarm. 

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Militarism

Nobel Peace Laureates call for treaty banning nuclear weapons

The 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates was held in Rome this weekend. Co-presidents Ira Helfand and Tilman Ruff represented IPPNW. The Summit issued strong language condemning nuclear weapons and called for a treaty to ban them as part of a statement published at the conclusion of the meeting. 260 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Helfand holds Nobel Peace Laureates summit "spellbound"

IPPNW co-president Ira Helfand spoke about the medical and environmental consequences of nuclear war at the Nobel Peace Laureates Summit, held in Rome this weekend. 159 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Twitter and Pandora's Box

Yesterday the Ottawa Senators hockey team fired their coach – and announced his departure via Twitter. Today seems like a good time to diverge from the travel dialogue we have been having and talk technology, starting with Twitter. 617 more words

World Affairs