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This renewed arms race and its funding deprives our nation and future of the precious resources we need to address our most critical problems. From the poorest county in our nation, Buffalo County, South Dakota with a population of 1,999 and a per capita income of $10, 763 spending $138,411 [...]
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source IPPNW peaceandhealthblog
The UN General Assembly passed a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons (TPNW) on 7th July 2017 with 122 votes in favour and only one against. This happened despite tremendous pressure on these countries by the big nuclear power states. It is in this context that it was decided to organize mass [...]
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source IPPNW peaceandhealthblog
The Indian government's obstruction of visas for Bangladeshi and Pakistani doctors and medical students to join an international seminar devoted to discussing the landmark new treaty banning nuclear weapons, that pose the most acute existential threat to all humanity, is reprehensible. The unwillingness of Indian officials to meet with a [...]
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
Source IPPNW peaceandhealthblog