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Weekly Spotlight | Flag Semaphore and the Origin of the Peace Symbol

My monthly SGI publication, Living Buddhism, is a source of information about spirituality and Buddhism, and always gives me a lot of positivity. It always has an article that directly motivates me to win the battle I am waging at that time – with quotes from the indomitable Daisaku Ikeda and experiences from fellow Buddhists. 373 more words

Weekly Spotlight

Nuclear War?

“These students want the right to vote for nuclear disarmament and against nuclear war.”

February 27, 2015

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the push was on at numerous walks for peace, to persuade the countries with nuclear arms to dispose of them and to generally disarm. 828 more words

Civil society including churches again denied access to disarmament forum

“With governments spending record sums on arms, the world desperately needs a multilateral negotiating forum dedicated to disarmament,” said Peter Prove, director of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA). 376 more words

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A visit to Brussels: NATO, Russia, and the EU

For many years, I’ve joined other IPPNW members on regular visits to NATO Headquarters in Brussels. This tradition continued a week or so ago when some of us returned to Brussels to meet not only with NATO staff, but also with diplomats at the Russian mission and with staff at the EU Commission group responsible for proliferation and disarmament. 938 more words

Nuclear Weapons

P5 steps up...or was that down...or sideways...

The P5 gathered in London this month to reaffirm that they need to be seen reaffirming from time to time their affirmation that a world without nuclear weapons is a topic of discussion to which they take an affirmative approach. 287 more words

Nuclear Weapons

How to get out of the Nuclear Swamp

This week I read an email exchange that made me think. Actually, it worried me deeply. In one of the messages an old friend described the Nuclear Weapons Convention – an idea many of us fought for since the early nineties – as a “fairy tale” and a “distraction”. 1,407 more words

International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Trident protest wraps Ministry of Defence in peace scarf

The plan began over two years ago, with the idea of creating a 7-mile long ‘peace scarf’ to connect the Burghfield and Aldermarston nuclear weapon facilities in Berkshire. 249 more words

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