Professor George Renninger (Physics/Guelph) outlined some of the barriers in cooperation facing scientists and engineers who wished to address global problems. Cooperation in solving problems is usually limited to relatively small numbers of scientists, due to competition for credit and funding. National and economic interests often impede the free flow of research results and.discussions. As … Read more Newsworthy
“Mr. Da In The Land Of Nyet” is the vay Don Bates describes his impressions of Mikhail Gorbachev after a two hour conversation among the IPPNW Executive Committee and Mr. Gorbachev in June, Vol. 3, No. 3, of Don’s Thoughts On Peace And Security, P. O. Box 608, Victoria Station, Montréal, Que. H3Z 2Y7. $2.50 … Read more Bookshelf
Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika, New Thinking For Our Country Andthe World. Harper & Row, N.Y.; Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Toronto, 1987.
We landed at the Sheremetievo Airport on time, but the young colleague from the Institute of System Research, who was supposed to take care of me, was nowhere to be seen. After he finally showed up, I asked, “Did you get into a traffic jam?” “No,” he explained, “I allowed an hour for the usual … Read more Visit to Moscow
Paul LeBlond is Director of Research, Science for Peace
It is important that the pre-Christmas summit should be seen in the perspective of the larger nuclear and disarmament debate. The INF agreement should not be allowed to generate a sense of false optimism that could anaesthetize the deeper involvement of the public in arms control and disarmament issues. At the same time the momentum … Read more President's Corner