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MPs & Trident

These are MPs who couldn’t be bothered to vote on Trident for whatever reason. They should be ashamed of themselves.

Many billions will now be spent on these abominations while the NHS is starved of funds, while the poor and the homeless struggle. 346 more words

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My Manifesto for the UK Post Brexit (Part 3)

Defence and International Development
Based on the facts that i) many of our military interventions have not proved to have the outcome we had hoped for, ii) the nature of the risks we face has changed, iii) we must build positively for peace, there will need to be an overhaul of our previous approach to defence. 168 more words

Philosophy, Politics And Economics

The human cost of nuclear weapons

A comprehensive, carefully documented study of the humanitarian consequences of nuclear testing in the Pacific region, written by IPPNW co-president Tilman Ruff, is one of the highlights of an important new issue of the… 611 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Nuke Mexico

What better way to spend a beautiful Sunday morning than listening to a talk about plutonium pits, radioactive leaks, and the possibilities of an accidental, nuclear start to World War III? 988 more words

New Mexico

A Mark of Shame: The Call for Nuclear Disarmament

On August 6th 1945, “Little Boy” was dropped onto Hiroshima, Japan, where 92% of the city was destroyed or damaged by the bomb’s impact and where over 150,000 perished. 842 more words

Politics

Disarmament ambassadors: Here's how Canada can help eliminate nuclear weapons

Authors Marius Grinius, Peggy Mason, Paul Meyer, Douglas Roche and Christopher Westdal have each held the post of Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament, under four prime ministers. 682 more words

Columnists

IPPNW responds to Obama Hiroshima visit

Dear President Obama:

We applaud your decision to bear witness to the ghastly horrors that befell the citizens of Hiroshima, and to meet with Hibakusha. However, we deeply regret that you made no commitments to ensure that nuclear weapons are never used again. 291 more words

Nuclear Weapons