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Anti-nuclear activism news and analysis from The Nation
June 12, 2017
It’s Time for a Disarmament Race
Nelson Mandela knew that racism, injustice, and the bomb are inextricably linked—and that the arms race can only end in oblivion.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
February 15, 2017
Nuclear Weapons Don’t Belong in Anyone’s Hands
Donald Trump shouldn’t have his finger on the button—but neither should anyone else.
November 7, 2016
Why We Need to Start Worrying About Nukes Again
No matter who wins the election, our next president will probably take us back to the nuclear threshold.
Michael T. Klare
November 1, 2016
The United Nations Votes to Start Negotiations to Ban the Bomb
One hundred and twenty-three nations voted to move forward with negotiations to prohibit nuclear weapons—just as the world has already done for biological and chemical weapons.
October 20, 2016
Letters From the November 7, 2016, Issue
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September 26, 2016
It’s Time to Ban and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons
The mayor of Hiroshima calls for a global security paradigm based on dialogue, mutual understanding, and cooperation, instead of doomsday threats.
September 13, 2016
How Did a Nuclear Warhead End Up Lying in a Ditch in Arkansas?
Command and Control
shows just how horrifyingly vulnerable we are to errors involving nuclear weapons.
William D. Hartung
September 13, 2016
What’s the Number 1 Threat to Security? No One Is Asking Trump or Clinton
Missing from an election season dominated by spectacle and confrontation is the serious debate we desperately need to have about nuclear weapons.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
August 31, 2016
How a Nun, a Vet, and a Housepainter Stood Up to the Threat of Nuclear Weapons
reminds readers that the United States’ poisonous and very expensive history of nuclear-weapons
is far from over.
July 8, 2016
There Are 15,000 Nuclear Weapons Still Posing an Intolerable Threat to Humanity
These mayors are trying to change that.
Mayor Frank Cownie