Frida Berrigan

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New Nukes Trounced

by Frida Berrigan 07-15-2008

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). However, cutting funding for the RRW is one of those big moves destined to generate little fanfare.

It is a little too technical and incremental to be heralded as a decisive step towards nuclear abolition, and yet the RRW program - which over the next decade or so would have upgraded the core workings of all U.S. nuclear [...]

'A Theft from Those Who Hunger'

by Frida Berrigan 06-01-2008
Rampant military spending is making us less secure.

Taking Names: Witness Against Torture Gets Personal

by Frida Berrigan 05-26-2008

What does it mean to be a Christian in these times? The works of mercy knock on our door. The hungry, the naked, the sick, and the prisoner demand our compassion -- but more, they demand our action.

I am thinking of the prisoners especially as I prepare for trial in Washington, D.C., tomorrow. There are the

A Nuclear Surge

by Frida Berrigan 04-01-2007
Bush's costly, illegal, and dangerous weapons buildup.

Fearless and full of hope

by Frida Berrigan, by Kate Berrigan 03-01-2003

In prison and out, Philip Berrigan lived for freedom.