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On the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a new campaign is being launched to make Europe a Nuclear Weapons Free Zone. The campaign is being initiated by 8 campaigning organisations: the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation; Church and Peace; the International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES); the International Peace Bureau (IPB); the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC); the European section of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW); Pax … Continue reading →
in case you missed today’s webinar, please find the youtube-video here:
Our friends from local organisation of Mouvement de la Paix sent us pictures (from local newspaper “Sud Ouest”) of the US troops and helicopters in the french harbour of La Rochelle (western France)
June 20, 2020, David Cenciotti
The U.S. Air Force will temporarily deploy four aircraft and crews to Curaçao to support drug-interdiction operations.
An E-8 Joint STARS (JSTARS) and an E-3 Sentry Airborne Early Warning aircraft, supported by two KC-135 Stratotankers, will soon fly detection and monitoring missions in international airspace to support U.S. and international law enforcement authorities fighting criminal organizations trafficking illegal narcotics in the Caribbean region, the U.S. Southern Command has announced.
BAP (Black Aliance for Peace) is intensifying the work against the U.S. African Command (AFRICOM, Stuttgart Germany) as we link the work against the war being waged on African people in the U.S. by the domestic army we call the police and U.S. militarism abroad against African people and other colonized peoples’ and nations.
IPB joins IPPNW, ICAN, and Hibakusha Stories on August 9th to host a 24-hour screening of “The Vow from Hiroshima”, a documentary featuring Setsuko Thurlow.
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Please keep this in mind an share it prior to (and on) August 9th!
Hi all, Here is the link to the webinar on “Why there should be a Pivot to Peace not war with China.” that was broadcast on July 11. It has a lot of good information. I hope you will watch it and circulate it. https://www.facebook.com/peacepivot/videos/923494844819562 I spoke about the provocative RIMPAC naval exercises, the largest naval war practice in the world that will be in August in the waters off Hawaii with 20 countries, 200 ships, submarines and aircraft–for practice with a … Continue reading →
recommended by Joseph Gerson Friends, It’s no surprise that Trump is working hard to distract our attention from his monumental failures by scapegoating China. He is desperate not to lose November’s election. And, Beijing’s leadership has certainly created its openings for Trump. BUT, missing from the barrage of daily news reports is what Col. Lawrence Willkerson, formerly Secretary of Defense Colin Powell’s chief of staff, has described as Trump dangerously sticking his finger in China’s eye with aircraft carrier deployments … Continue reading →
by Rae Street As many of you know the UK’s fleet of 4 Trident nuclear armed submarines are ‘integrated’ into NATO. Just to remind you of the horrors of Trident. Each submarine can carry up to 8 missiles; each missile can carry up to 5 warheads, with each warhead having 8 times the killing power of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. One submarine patrols the seas at all times and, as they have a huge range, could be under the … Continue reading →
We invite you to our second webinar: Nuclear weapons in the NATO Strategy The webinar is held in remembering to the 16 July 1945 – ‘Trinity’: world’s first nuclear test (https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/16-july-1945-trinity-worlds-first-nuclear-test/) We will discuss the topics, bomb sharing France/Germany, nuclear tests by the USA, modernization of nuclear weapons by EU and NATO with our ICC (international coordinating committee) members: Luda De Brabander, Belgium, Spokesman Vrede vzw Claudia Haydt, Germany, Regional Director of DIE LINKE. Baden-Württemberg, Member of the Executive Board … Continue reading →
Dear activists and members of the no to war – no to NATO network Minutes of the zoom network meeting June 30th, 2020 minutes taker kristine about 15 persons attend the meeting we discussed four points 1. Social media work 2. Questions to the EU parliamentarians regarding EU militarization and NATO 3. Short report from a zoom call for the next WSF 4. Next steps 1. Social media work we are using twitter (223 tweets, 83 following, 108 followers) and … Continue reading →
Even in the Corona crisis, the military-industrial complex wants to inform the world that it is armed to the teeth. Germany has reported to NATO its 2020 defense spending of more than 50 billion euros (2015 figure: 35.5billion euros). This is money that is urgently needed for health care, education, social issues and nature conservation. Continue reading →
by Manlio Dinucci Many industries and service companies are failing or downsizing due to the lockdown and subsequent crisis. Instead, there are those who gained from all this. Facebook, Google (YouTube owner), Microsoft, Apple and Amazon – The New York Times writes – ” since the coronavirus pandemic has made them almost essential services, they are aggressively making new bets “. All these “Tech Giants” are from the United States. Facebook – is no longer defined as social network but … Continue reading →
by Marco Consolo and Gregorio Piccin Damned depleted uranium. On the use of depleted uranium ammunition by NATO, General Roberto Vannacci, former commander of the Italian contingent in Baghdad, refused to be part of that acquiescence chain that for decades has involved high military leaders and Defence Ministers Vannacci filed a regular complaint with the Public Prosecutor of Rome and the Military Public Prosecutor reporting “serious and repeated omissions in the protection of Italian military contingent health and … Continue reading →
July 26, 7:00-8:00 pm
Fund Healthcare Not Nuclear Warfare
During the pandemic, the lack of investment in public health infrastructure, including health care for all, has had deadly consequences for tens of thousands of people. The $22.42 billion the U.S. will be spending this year to upgrade its first-strike nuclear arsenal could pay for 624 million corona virus tests, 747, 633 covid-19 hospital stays, or 6.6 BILLION N95 masks. This has to change. Our lives and security depend on it. Continue reading →
Join three extraordinary speakers as we build 75th anniversary commemorations of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki A-bombs to build a nuclear-free and just world. Continue reading →
Moderator: Hilary Wainwright, author of A New Politics from the Left (2018)
Angela Davis together with sixteen leading racial justice activists, environmentalists, trade unionists, feminists, artists and academics from around the world call for solidarity in order to build a more just and dignified world, and defeat the racism and other injustices exposed by COVID-19 (https://youtu.be/RVaVeBLOkuI)
Starting from Hiroshima at 8:15 am on Aug. 6, the time the bomb was dropped, waves of many creative forms of actions will encircle the globe westward along with its rotation until 11:02 am on Aug. 9, the time the A-bomb was dropped over Nagasaki.
Documents and video on www.ipb.org/news/webinar-on-the-extreme-right-and-militarization-in-latin-america/Continue reading →