WBW News & Action: 75 Years of Nukes Is Enough

75 Years of Nukes Is Enough. Events:

July 30, 2020: Webinar: 100 Seconds to Midnight – What does this mean? What can we do?

August 5, 2020: Webinar: Prevent Nuclear War, Ban Nuclear Weapons

August 5, 2020: Online Film: Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard

August 6, 2020: 75 Years Since Hiroshima

August 6, 2020: Hibakusha Remembrance Webinar

August 6, 2020: Webinar: Hiroshima Nagasaki Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration

August 6, 2020: Hiroshima/ Nagasaki Vigil

August 6, 2020: Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary Peace Vigil

August 8, 2020: Candlelight Action Peace Wave キャンドル・アクション・ピース・ウェーブ

August 9, 2020: Webinar: 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings, with Dan Ellsberg

August 9, 2020: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki – 75th Anniversary

Find many more events and add any that are missing.

Protests Across Canada on July 24 Demanded End to Fighter Jet Purchase: Peace groups and concerned citizens across Canada held a National Day of Action “Strike for Climate Peace: No New Fighter Jets” on Friday, July 24, to oppose the Canadian government’s plan to spend $19 billion for 88 new fighter jets. Demonstrations took place outside of the offices of Members of Parliament of all the political parties including in Victoria, Vancouver, Regina, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, and Halifax. The National Day of Action was organized by the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, World BEYOND War, and Peace Brigades International-Canada. A couple of examples of the press coverage:

‘Medicine Not Missiles’: Langley Protestors Call On Federal Government To Cancel $19B Fighter Jet Procurement

Collingwood Peace Group Wants National Fighter Jet Contract Cancelled

Kateri Peace Conference: Bending the Arc: Striving for Peace, Justice in an Age of Endless War. August 21 at 7-9 p.m. ET (GMT-4) and August 22 at 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET (GMT-4). Via Zoom. Join Steve Breyman, John Amidon, Maureen Beillargeon Aumand, Medea Benjamin, Lawrence Davidson, Stephen Downs, James Jennings, Kathy Kelly, Jim Merkel, Ed Kinane, Nick Mottern, Rev. Felicia Parazaider, Bill Quigley, David Swanson, Ann Wright, and Chris Antal. The speakers are all authors of a new book of the same name as the conference. Reserve your tickets here.

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Join the Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE)! The GCPE, a partner of World BEYOND War, provides critical resources, analysis and curricula for educators supporting the abolition of war and alternative global security. Their broad mission is to universalize peace education. They are our go-to resource on peace education. Please take a minute to join the GCPE!

WBW just banned militarized policing in one city and is working with a number of others. Get started in your town here.

Also, join our free webinar with David Swanson and Greta Zarro on July 30th on how to start and win a campaign to ban militarized policing in your locality, anywhere on earth. David Swanson is World BEYOND War’s Executive Director. Greta Zarro is World BEYOND War’s Organizing Director. REGISTER.

Find upcoming events on the events list and map here. Most of them are now online events that can be participated in from anywhere on earth.

Poetry Corner:
Children of Xenophobia
Identity Apples
Diary of Povo

New Podcast:
Digging Up Permasecrets: A Talk With Nicholson Baker

Recent Webinars:

Video: Obstacles to Nuclear Abolition — a discussion with David Swanson, Alice Slater, and Bruce Gagnon

The Pentagon’s Apples

Virtual Chapter Open House.

Cancel RIMPAC Webinar.

The #NoWar2020 Conference Was Held Online and You Can Watch the Videos.

Preventing Violence & Virus: civilian protection in South Sudan and beyond

News from Around the World

The Alps-Adriatic Manifesto: New Politics for a Post COVID World

Why Your Local Police Department is Armed to the Teeth. And What You Can Do About It.

Youth Leaders Demand Action: Analysis of the Third UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

“Cohesive” Italian Parliament On Neocolonial Missions

All the Videos of the Recent Peacestock

Women, Peace and Security Video Panel: Observation of 2020 as a Landmark Year

Speaking of Things That Should Be Torn Down

The Man Behind The Petition To De-Militarize Charlottesville Police

The American People Agree: Cut The Pentagon’s Budget

Talk Nation Radio: All Questions Answered

Charlottesville Va. Bans Militarized Policing — Your City Can Too

Who Was Our Worst President? Think About It When A Grim 75th Anniversary Arrives

Hiroshima And Nagasaki As Collateral Damage

The U.S. Island

“A Tragic Illusion” – Did The Atom Bomb Make The United Nations Obsolete Three Weeks After Its Birth?

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

David Swanson’s World BEYOND War

Seattle Area Billboards Inform Citizens Of Nuclear Weapons Stockpiled In Their Back Yard

Bats With Napalm Vests And Other Great American Innovations

Cancel RIMPAC 2020 Aotearoa

Open Letter to the US House Foreign Affairs Committee

Be Kind to Those Offended By It

“Our Military Budget Is Out Of Control”: Open Letter to the US Senate

10 Reasons Why Defunding Police Should Lead to Defunding War

Talk Nation Radio: Heidi Peltier on the Camo Economy

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One Comment

  1. Gen Agustsson says:

    enough with the nukes! stop the business as usual cause business as usual leads to extinction! How many more people are dying?

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