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#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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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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Encounter in Nagasaki

by Joe Scarry Two days ago I visited the atomic bomb memorials in Nagasaki; yesterday I walked around the city, thinking about what I had seen. I ended up in the late afternoon at the Glover Garden, which provide a … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A NUCLEAR BAN? On the 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima/Nagasaki

by Joe Scarry Let’s dedicate June, July, and August this year to recognizing the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (August 6 and 9, 2015) . . .  . . . AND let’s do something about … Continue reading

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There ARE Alternatives to War (A Personal Commitment to the World Beyond War Initiative)

by Joe Scarry The present confrontation between “the West” (i.e. the US/NATO military alliance) and Russia over Ukraine is a case in point that illustrates what the thousands of people who have committed themselves to the World Beyond War movement … Continue reading

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Poem: The Nuclear Nine

They are The Nuclear Nine–the ones with the Bomb. They can trigger The End at any time. A mad leader, a mistake, miscalculation buttons are pushed, and well, there it isn’t. Gone. Fast death for some, slow for others. Those … Continue reading

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The Lesson of Reykjavik: TALK About Nuclear Disarmament (You Never Know)

by Joe Scarry On the day the nuclear weapons states are meeting in London, it seems like an appropriate time for a reality check. Just such a reality check comes from reading Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the … Continue reading

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