Month: June 2012

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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Thirty Years Ago Today, at the Nuclear Freeze Rally in Central Park, We Saved Ourselves From Ourselves

This article appeared in the Huffington Post. On June 12, 1982, 30 years ago today, perhaps as many as one million people gathered in New York City’s Central Park. They demanded the removal of the “nuclear sword of Damocles,” that

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