Category Archives: World War III

#PeaceDay 2015 – Ten Thoughts on Peace

by Joe Scarry Rainbow peace sign flag (Image: @fieldsforever58) Yesterday was the UN International Day of Peace. The day nudged me to think about what — if anything — I feel I really know about peace and the movement for … Continue reading

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Why Are These Military Experts Saying CUT CUT CUT Nukes?

by Joe Scarry I was shocked by this sentence in The New York Times four years ago: “The Pentagon has now told the public, for the first time, precisely how many nuclear weapons the United States has in its arsenal: 5,113. … Continue reading

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Want #NoNukes in 2016? TAKE ACTION!

by Joe Scarry A Ban on Nuclear Weapons (Read statements of 120+ countries supporting.) Following the the World Nuclear Victims Forum in Hiroshima (WNVF) I have written a lot about the many places in the world that people have been … Continue reading

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December 7, 2015: A day that will live in … [FILL IN THE BLANK]

by Joe Scarry   Donald Trump in front of “Make America Great Again!” banner on Pearl Harbor Day (December 7) 2015 (Image: Getty) Yesterday, a possible nominee as the Republican candidate to become the next president of the United States … Continue reading

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Marshall Islands: Can social media trump empire and entertainment?

by Joe Scarry The Marshall Islands are a perfect example of the “global hibakusha” phenomenon that I learned about at the World Nuclear Victims Forum in Hiroshima. “During the early years of the Cold War from 1946 to 1958, the … Continue reading

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Flashback: Reviews of “Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom”

by Elaine Scarry Below are links to reviews, interviews, excerpts, event info, and related material for Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom by Elaine Scarry, my sister. “That we have escaped disaster so far is a near miracle. Scarry’s … Continue reading

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What will it take to reclaim Armistice Day for peace?

by Joe Scarry Yesterday was the anniversary of the November 11, 1918, World War I armistice – a day known around the world as Armistice Day, and called Veterans Day in the US. Armistice Day commemorates the idea of ending … Continue reading

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