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Obama, the UN, and the Bomb: Six Takeaway Points
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

In the nuclear security business, it's a good day when nothing goes wrong. It's a great day when something goes right. In the nuclear security business, it's a good ...

Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Yesterday was the 64th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Yesterday was the 64th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Here is an important piece wo ...

Health Care is a Human Right
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), article 25 paragraph 1 says: "Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, i ...

Bishops vs. The Bomb: Act II
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

When the United States and the Soviet Union stared into the abyss of nuclear Armageddon during the Cold War, filmmaker Stanley Kubrick began reading obscure journals like the <em>Bulletin of the At ...

Daring to Disarm: McNamara and the Moscow Summit
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

At around 9:30 a.m. on Monday, two headlines were dueling for the coveted center space of the <em>New York Times</em> Web site. At around 9:30 a.m. on Monday, two head ...

'A Step-by-Step Agenda for the Elimination of Nuclear Arms'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

The <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/05/world/05nuclear.html?th&amp;emc=th">page one story</a> in Sunday's<em> New York Times</em> is one that I have been wait ...

Twitter Against Nukes
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jeannie Choi The recently launched Two Futures Project is twittering ...

Clean Energy is the 'Space Race' of Our Age
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Last Tuesday, as a member of <a href="http://www.catholics-united.org/">Catholics United</a>, I joined countless others in Washington, D.C., to lobby on behalf of the American Clean Energ ...

Two Myths About North Korea, Iran, and Disarmament
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Anyone watching the news over the past couple of months will have noticed a flurry of action from two of the nations in former President Bush's infamous "Axis of Evil." North Korea tested a long ...

Obama in Cairo: A New Beginning
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Every so often, I will begin the week with a post about something that I believe deserves further reflection and comment from the God's Politics community. Every so often, I ...

A New President and a New Generation Seek a Nuclear Weapons-Free Future
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

An <a title="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/07/AR2009050704070.html" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/07/AR2009050704070.html&q ...

The Two Futures Project: Who Would Jesus Bomb?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

In light of <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/may/05/us-afghanistan-civilian-deaths-coalition-bombing">headlines that dozens of kids and families were killed in US bombings of Afgh ...

The First 100 Days
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Wednesday marked the 100th day of President Obama's administration and the final day of Sojourners' <a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=events.m2ep&amp;item=m2ep-home&amp;so ...

Why I Got Arrested on Good Friday
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>"Good" Friday was real good this year. We remembered Jesus, and we remembered Jesus disguised in the "least of these" -- those who continue to be tortured, spit on, slapped, insul ...

The Eco-Footprint of War: Lemeyo's Story
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Lemeyo Abon, an indigenous elder from the Marshall Islands, is a survivor of fallout from the <a href="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bomb/peopleevents/pandeAMEX51.html">largest nuclear bomb</ ...

Persistent Efforts to Counter a Persistent Nuclear Threat
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

A generation has now come of age now for which "Fall Out Shelter" signs are nothing but rusty remnants of a time long past. A generation has now come of age now for whic ...

Will Africa Say No to Nukes?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jeannie Choi When two more African na­tions ratify the Pelindaba anti ...

The Dangerous Trade-off
Originally Posted: 01/07/2013 - 2:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tyler Wigg-Stevenson Larry Pullen The U.S.-India nuclear deal fans the flames of the g ...

An Agenda of Peace
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

While most attention is being paid to the deepening economic crisis, the incoming Obama administration will also inherit a number of interrelated international crises. While most ...

Paul Newman's Lesser-Known Legacy
Originally Posted: 10/17/2012 - 3:55pm | Type: Blog

<p>With the passing of Hollywood legend Paul Newman, there is a significant legacy that many in the mainstream media are unaware of. With the passing of Hollywood legend P ...

New Nukes Trounced
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Last week, Congress refused - for a second time - to fund the Bush administration's demand for a new nuclear weapon system, the Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW). Last week, ...

'Come Let Us Reason' with Iran
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

On May 20, <a href="http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1210668683139&amp;pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull"><em>The Jerusalem Post</em></a> reported that "a s ...

'Toward a Nuclear-Free World'
Originally Posted: 01/07/2013 - 2:04pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tyler Wigg-Stevenson Jessica Wilbanks Reaganites against the bomb. ...

Da Nukes Gotta Go
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>The genetically hip <A title=http://www.biancajagger.org/ href="http://www.biancajagger.org/">Bianca Jagger</A> addressed the <A title=http://www.cnduk.org/ href=&quo ...

Sleepwalking in a Nuclear Minefield
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:57pm | Type: Magazine Article

Douglas Roche The United States still worships at the altar of nuclear weapons - yet cries 'heresy' when others want to join the ...

PLUS: 'A Crime Against God and Humanity'
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:57pm | Type: Magazine Article

Douglas Roche Religious leaders condemn nuclear weapons. Spiritual and religious leaders have long condemned t ...

Happy (No) New (Nukes) Year!
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>The day after Christmas, President Bush signed an omnibus spending bill containing a major victory for all those committed to a world free of nuclear weapons: the complete elimination of funding ...

Mitsuyoshi Toge: 'How Could I Ever Forget That Flash'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:29pm | Type: Blog

<i>Mitsuyoshi Toge, born in Hiroshima in 1917, was a Catholic and a poet. He was in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb was dropped on the city on August 6, 1945, when he was 24 years old. ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Travel Bans. The Treasury Department dropped the thre ...

Destructive Campaigns
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Watkins One thing missing from "A Nuclear Surge" (by Frida Berrigan, April 2007) is the money source. ...

A Nuclear Surge
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Frida Berrigan Bush's costly, illegal, and dangerous weapons buildup. In the Bush administration's n ...

60 Ways to Leave Your WMDs
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Former U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix, now chair of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission in Sweden, presented th ...

Back From The Brink?
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 9:35am | Type: Magazine Article

David Cortright Official rhetoric has helped fuel an escalation of tension between the United States and Iran. Do recent negotiations mark ...

Words, Not War, With Iran
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Wes Granberg-Michaelson Susannah Heschel Bria ...

The Rubble of War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'That's war,' he said, 'and that's why I hate it.' My dad—Jim Wal ...

Denuking Iran
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Cortright Washington calls the kettle black. Convincing Iran to refrain from developing nuclear weapons ...

Secrets Uncovered
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Peter's denials and Judas' betrayal foreshadow the reactionary horror to come. The trut ...

Helping Others
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Mark Davis "THE BOMB is Back" (by Jonathan Schell, November-December 2002) recommends the prohibition of nuclear arms to prevent ...

Sheriff Bush
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 1:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Col. Thomas W. McGuire "The Bomb is Back" is an excellent article and absolutely on target, especially your idea that attacking ...

The Bomb is Back
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 9:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Jonathan Schell What can be done about the growing nuclear threat? The world has entered a new nuclear age, a ...

An Urgent Call
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 9:57am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors End the Nuclear Danger A decade after the end of the Cold War, the peril of nuclear destruction ...

A Crime Against Humanity
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 9:57am | Type: Magazine Article

The Nuclear Reduction/Disarmament Initiative Religious statements on nuclear weapons. "The whole world mu ...

Thou Shalt Not Nuke
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank The church response (or lack thereof) to Bush's nuclearism The recent agreement to reduce t ...

Crossing the Nuclear Threshold
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Just exactly how are nuclear weapons supposed to help us wipe out terrorism? Sept. 11 has changed m ...

Dr. Strangelove, I Presume?
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:14pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Cortright National missile defense is only the latest version of "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." Our ...

A Rush to Failure
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Cortright Missile defense: the wrong path to security. Like the Titanic speeding toward that fateful ice ...

The GOP Goes Nuclear
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Cortright After the test ban vote, what next for the peace movement? For more than 40 years, millions of ...

Bombs Away…
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher A U.S. military accident in Puerto Rico has fueled opposition to U.S. military bases and troops stationed there. During ...

Star Wars Returns
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jonathan Dean The not-so-phantom menace of missile defense. The U.S. has spent nearly $70 billion on missile d ...

Inspectors Turned Away Again
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher Iraq isn't the only country to turn away bomb inspectors. Iraq isn't the only coun ...