Category: <span>Campaigns</span>

Category: Campaigns

Happy birthday Bruce!

Today we celebrate the birthday of a very special man. Bruce Kent is 90 today and he’s still campaigning against nuclear weapons and working for a world of peace. Here he explains how it all began. Thank you, Bruce, you’re an inspiration to us all! #BruceKent pic.twitter.com/uj98RMr4eZ — CND (@CNDuk) …

Bruce Kent writes about the UN and nuclear disarmament

In work for global justice and peace, not surprisingly, there are highs and lows. My earliest ‘high’ comes in the form of a League of Nations colour poster issued just before the 1932 Geneva disarmament conference. It shows lots of children marching hopefully towards peace. The League of Nations Union …

The case against nuclear weapons

[T]he crisis between the US and North Korea has exposed the reality that nuclear deterrence is not only unlawful and immoral: it provokes insecurity and irrational recklessness on both sides, and stimulates hostility, nuclear arms racing and proliferation. As such, it is self-defeating and contrary to common sense. Retired Royal …

UK Trident, Nuremberg, the 1996 World Court Judgment, and now the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

AN OPEN LETTER to THE PRIME MINISTER from Commander Robert Green, Royal Navy (Ret’d)PO Box 8390Christchurch 8440New Zealand The Rt. Honourable Theresa May, MPOffice of the Prime Minister10 Downing StreetLondon SW1A 2AAUnited Kingdom 1 October 2017 Dear Prime Minister, UK Trident, Nuremberg, the 1996 World Court Judgment, and now the Treaty to …

Challenge Militarism

A publication from Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom, 2010 “Whilst military capacity is exposed every day to be a terminally ineffective method of assuring security given the nature of modern threats, militaries the world over consume ever-increasing amounts of the world’s human and economic resources. Despite this realization, …

“The Green Zone: the environmental costs of militarism” review

by Barry SandersAK Press, 2009 Given the crisis of climate change, military carbon emissions are a matter of concern, but facts have been hard to come by. Barry Sanders, basing his research on the American military machine, illustrates what an enormous environmental threat all military activity poses. He gives numerous …