Nuclear Abolition

Potluck and Program with "Walk for a New Spring"

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 6:00pm

Buddhist monks and nuns from the Peace Pagoda in Leverett MA, together with other supporters, are engaged in their annual pilgramage for peace.  This year's walk to Washington DC will pass through Concord on its way to Portsmouth.  Participants will stop for a vegetarian potluck meal and a discussion.  Come and meet them and hear about their journey. 

This event is sponsored by Campaign Nonviolence/Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, NH Peace Action, and the UCC Peace with Justice Advocates.  

Nuclear famine: Two billion people at risk?

A new study from the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War shows that a limited nuclear war would not only directly kill millions of people, but would also cause a deadly famine, killing two billion people across the globe.

Eliminate nuclear weapons

There’s movement to negotiate the elimination of nuclear weapons worldwide, but time and time again the U.S. has refused to take part in meetings with other leaders.

Film "Hibakusha, Our Life To Live," followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker David Rothauser.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 7:00pm

This day reminds us that only through remembrance and action can we build a non-violent world free of the atrocities of nuclear weapons.

Sponsored by American Friends service Committee, Massachusetts Peace Action, New England Peace Pagoda, the City of Cambridge, Harvard Square Business Association, Memory Productions, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

Speech: In the Footsteps of Yamaguchi Senji: Achieving a Nuclear Free World

Dr. Joseph Gerson*
International Meeting, World Conference Against A- & H- Bombs
Hiroshima, August 4, 2013

In the Footsteps of Yamaguchi Senji: Achieving a Nuclear Free World - Dr. Joseph Gerson's Speech for the World Conference Against A- and H-Bombs

We have Yamaguchi-sensei, other courageous Hibakusha and Japanese activists to thank for much of the inspiration that in March brought representatives of 127 governments together in Oslo to confront – again – the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons. Yamaguchi-sensei and other Hibakusha played the central role of placing the possibility of a nuclear free world on the world’s agenda. I want to dedicate my talk today to his memory. 

Speech - In the Footsteps of Yamaguchi Senji: Achieving a Nuclear Free World - Dr. Joseph Gerson

We have Yamaguchi-sensei, other courageous Hibakusha and Japanese activists to thank for much of the inspiration that in March brought representatives of 127 governments together in Oslo to confront – again – the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons. Yamaguchi-sensei and other Hibakusha played the central role of placing the possibility of a nuclear free world on the world’s agenda. I want to dedicate my talk today to his memory. 

In the Footsteps of Yamaguchi Senji: Achieving a Nuclear Free World - Dr. Joseph Gerson's Speech for the World Conference Against A- and H-Bombs

We have Yamaguchi-sensei, other courageous Hibakusha and Japanese activists to thank for much of the inspiration that in March brought representatives of 127 governments together in Oslo to confront – again – the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons. Yamaguchi-sensei and other Hibakusha played the central role of placing the possibility of a nuclear free world on the world’s agenda. I want to dedicate my talk today to his memory. 

Letter to Obama for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World

June 6, 2013:  Representatives from a range of national organizations write to President Obama urging him to take steps to show support for the Nuclear Disaramamnet process. 

 

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