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People Power: Fighting for Peace

2017 offers a very rare chance to see the original sketches of the ‘peace symbol’.  Special Collections and the Trustees of the Commonweal Collection are lending them to a major exhibition at the IWM, People Power: Fighting for Peace. 181 more words

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Building a nuclear weapon-free world

by Marie Dennis
Pax Christi International Co-President

Note: The following remarks were delivered by Pax Christi International Co-President Marie Dennis in her position as a panelist at the “Building a Nuclear Weapon-Free World” conference in Astana, Kazakhstan, 28-29 August, 2016. 1,584 more words

Peace

IPPNW welcomes China’s call to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons; urges leadership at UN treaty negotiations

IPPNW welcomes the statement by Chinese President Xi Jinping that “nuclear weapons … should be completely prohibited and destroyed over time to make the world free of them.” President Xi’s remarks, made during a speech on January 18 at the United Nations in Geneva, were consistent with China’s long-standing official support for nuclear disarmament, and come as the UN is preparing to convene negotiations on a new treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons. 261 more words

Nuclear Weapons

A peace agenda for the new administration

The looming advent of the Trump administration in Washington threatens to worsen an already deeply troubling international situation. Bitter wars are raging, tens of millions of refugees have taken flight, relations among the great powers are deteriorating, and a new nuclear arms race is underway. 957 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Open Letter to President-elect Donald Trump on Nuclear Weapons

https://www.wagingpeace.org/open-letter-trump/

Open Letter to President-elect Trump: Negotiate Nuclear Zero

As president of the United States, you will have the grave responsibility of assuring that nuclear weapons are not overtly threatened or used during your term of office. 894 more words

Commentary

Trump Just Doesn’t Get It: Escalation of Mutual Destruction is Completely Irrational

After nearly 40 years of diplomacy to promote nuclear disarmament around the world, Donald Trump announces his national security policy regarding a new arms race via Twitter, espousing a reversal of policies for which so many have worked so hard and for so long to prevent. 245 more words

Politics

My Life as a Spy - Part Two

It should come as no surprise that as I had barely been off the Isle of Wight, I had never crossed the English Channel, but as the Sixties dawned, armed with a very large trunk, and a passport, I took the boat train from Victoria Station. 1,342 more words