April

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-peace.jpg

Three days that could change the world - This weekend in New York City!

Barack Obama is undoubtedly the U.S. president most committed to nuclear disarmament since Kennedy. People all over the world have cheered President Obama's commitment

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-OkinawaPhoto.jpg

90,000 protest U.S. base in Okinawa

More than 90,000 people took to the streets in Okinawa, Japan, on April 25 to demand that a controversial U.S. military base be closed.

Open letter from Iraq Veterans Against the War

Author Nadya Williams sent the following open letter from Iraq Vets Against the War as a follow-up to her story about Josh and Conor.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-NuclearWinter.jpg

Dear President Obama, please get rid of nuclear weapons

I heard from my parents that on May 1  countries are having a meeting at the United Nations about if they should disable the nuclear weapons. So I would like to tell you how I fell about it.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-LetitiaJames2.jpg

Biggest U.S. city will debate cost of war vs. human needs

The biggest U.S. city, New York may call for a cut in the Pentagon budget to fund domestic needs, if City Council member Letitia James has her way.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-finegold.jpg

New bill calls for Afghanistan withdrawal

A bipartisan bill calling for a plan and a timetable to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan was introduced into Congress April 14th.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-BklynPeace2.jpg

A demand grows in Brooklyn: fund kids, not bombs

Local residents filled the library at Brooklyn Tech High School to see how the oversized Pentagon budget is draining resources from their community.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-PolandAntinuke.jpg

Russia’s Katyn gesture a blow to nuclear arms race

The shock over the deaths of much of Poland's leadership in a plane crash should not cover up victories for world peace that their planned trip signified.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-NukeSecuritySummit.jpg

Nations agree to work together for nuclear security

Leaders of 47 nations ended their Washington nuclear security summit April 13 with a pledge to "strengthen nuclear security and reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-STARTsigning.jpg

A modest START to reduce nukes

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Prague, April 8, signed a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty to cut nuclear weapons.

1 2