Chandler Davis: Science for Peace in Perspective

October 29, 2020  by Chandler Davis When Eric Fawcett gathered a nucleus of colleagues into a new activist organization, it was natural that most of us were in the so-called hard sciences.  This was a replay of what happened in 1945, when a few of the scientists who had created new disastrously destructive weapons and … Read more Chandler Davis: Science for Peace in Perspective

CANADA’S ROLE IN SUPPORTING NUCLEAR WEAPONS

  Canada played a key role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but few Canadians are aware of it. In August 1943 Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King invited US President Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to a conference in Quebec City. When the two leaders signed the Quebec Agreement for joint … Read more CANADA’S ROLE IN SUPPORTING NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Science for Peace Symposium on Working for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons: Global Efforts

  Ray Acheson of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons will update us briefly on global efforts on nuclear disarmament, including the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. She will then field questions from students and the larger audience. To view webinar recording, please visit: https://youtu.be/DwJn1XCyBf8 … Read more Science for Peace Symposium on Working for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons: Global Efforts

Making the Impossible Possible: Coalitional Movement Politics in the Decisive Decade

This is the decisive decade for humankind and other species. We tackle dire trends now.  Or we face a bleak future in which our constricted pandemic life now becomes the norm for all but the wealthiest. Our rational and technological prowess, in combination with market-based power structures, has brought us to the brink of catastrophe. … Read more Making the Impossible Possible: Coalitional Movement Politics in the Decisive Decade

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