Deep-time self-identity in nuclear disarmament

Deep-time self-identity can help in dealing with nuclear disarmament. Including one’s DNA information as part of one’s self-identity extends one’s life line into the deep time of evolution. Genomics has shown that all persons on our planet belong to one family as far as DNA is concerned. A genomic perspective extends our self-identity to about … Read more Deep-time self-identity in nuclear disarmament

The World’s Most Dangerous Man

  Review of Too Much and Never Enough, How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man, by Mary L. Trump The title and subtitles of Mary L. Trump’s 2020 book are an indication that this document could acquire historical importance. Mary L. Trump is US President Donald Trump’s niece and has a doctorate in … Read more The World’s Most Dangerous Man

75 Years: Canada, Nuclear Weapons and the UN Ban Treaty

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration with Setsuko Thurlow & Friends Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT “This is the beginning of the end of nuclear weapons.” ― Setsuko Thurlow TORONTO: On August 6th at 7pm the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day Coalition invites the public to participate in the 75th Anniversary Commemoration of … Read more 75 Years: Canada, Nuclear Weapons and the UN Ban Treaty

Are Climate and Disaster Victims Violent?

By Judy Deutsch Klare’s Paean to the American Military Michael T. Klare’s new book, All Hell Breaking Loose: The Pentagon’s Perspective on Climate Change, is an uncritical paean to the American military. He credits the Pentagon with taking climate science seriously. But he does not question, bring contradictory evidence, or analyze the military’s self-appointed role as global … Read more Are Climate and Disaster Victims Violent?

Racism, Class Solidarity and Systemic Change

Brisbane Anti-Racism Protest - 6 June 2020 - AndrewMercer

(Image: Brisbane Anti-Racism Protest – 6 June 2020 – Andrew Mercer) To usher in systemic change, the left faces the challenge of not only reconciling racial inequities with class solidarity, but also avoiding two strategic errors of the past that have consigned the left to cooptation or irrelevance. Martin Luther King’s observation in the late … Read more Racism, Class Solidarity and Systemic Change

CANADA AND THE ATOMIC BOMB, a background paper by Anton Wagner

Canada’s direct participation in the creation of the atom bomb became public knowledge through newspaper reports the day after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. (70,000 human beings were killed immediately in the bombing and another 70,000 would die from injuries and radiation poisoning by the end of the year). The Edmonton … Read more CANADA AND THE ATOMIC BOMB, a background paper by Anton Wagner

Setsuko Thurlow’s Appeal to Justin Trudeau

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: As a Hiroshima survivor, I was honoured to jointly accept the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. With the approaching 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6th and 9th, I have written to all the heads … Read more Setsuko Thurlow’s Appeal to Justin Trudeau

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