Category: Abolishing War

Reimagining the United Nations: a 2020 Vision

This essay is a revised and updated version of a story that appeared in Disarmament Times, the official journal of the United Nations NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace, and Security. “Does the United Nations Still Matter?” It often seems so

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One Country. One Constitution. One Destiny.

This essay originally appeared on the Global Solutions website. April 15, 2015, is the 150th anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln. He was shot shortly after 10 PM on the night of April 14th, 1865, inside Ford’s Theatre, then was carried

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JFK, One World or None, and A New Effort to Achieve World Law

This article, co-written by Harris Wofford and Dr. Tad Daley, appeared in the Summer 2014 edition of the Federation of American Scientists’ Public Interest Reports. In the wake of the extraordinary media focus on the 50th anniversary of President John

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JFK’s Vision of Enduring World Peace

Hello. Tad Daley here with the Center for War/Peace Studies. I wanted to pass along a new essay on The Huffington Post, co-authored by former U.S. Senator Harris Wofford and me, which endeavors to tell “the story of young congressman

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Can Abolishing Nuclear Weapons Lead to Abolishing War?

This presentation by Tad Daley titled “Can Abolishing Nuclear Weapons Lead to Abolishing War?” is made up of five lecture videos and eleven Q&A videos. It was recorded at the SGI-USA Culture of Peace Center in Santa Monica, CA in

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The Sum of All Hopes

The below essay was co-written by Dr. Daley and Jane Shevtsov.   Today is the 50th anniversary of JFK’s commencement address at American University, sometimes known as his “Peace Speech”. The theme of the speech is peace, both with the

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Who’s Got It Right About the European Union: David Cameron or Alfred Nobel?

This essay, co-authored with Jane Shevtsov, appeared in The Huffington Post on January 31, 2013.   Trying to follow the news about the European Union these days may be a whiplash hazard. Just seven weeks ago, the Norwegian Nobel Committee

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The Case for a World Republic

This piece originally appeared in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Article Highlights Lawrence Wittner’s 2009 book, Confronting the Bomb: A Short History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement, has an overarching message that will surprise even nuclear policy experts, because

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A Memorandum to the Participants of the 2012 Guadalajara Model UN Charter Review Conference

On April 26-27, 2012, more than 500 students gather in Guadalajara Mexico for a “Model UN Charter Review Conference.” Unlike traditional “Model UN’s,” which simulate the operations of today’s United Nations (which was invented in 1945 to address the challenges

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First, Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Next, Abolish War. (Video link)

LINK TO VIDEO: First, Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Next, Abolish War. Presentation to the Washington DC headquarters of the Soka Gakkai Buddhist community. It’s a new and different talk. Here, he argues that a world without nuclear weapons can set us

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