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International Day against Nuclear Tests

Today is the international day against nuclear tests.  This is of particular poignance as I sit in Kazakhstan- a place that was used by the former Soviet Union as a nuclear proving ground. This has had tragic and intergenerational effect … Lees verder

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The end of ambiguity, the beginning of transparency?

In a National Geographic documentary on the cold war, former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers broke the cone of silence surrounding the U.S. nuclear weapons stored at the Volkel air base in the Netherlands. By Susi Snyder

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Face it, it’s just a weapon

Naima McClean, an energetic poet and performer from South Africa encouraged an audience of hundreds to shout “hero, hero, hero” at ten o’ clock in the morning. If Emma Goldman was still alive she would laugh and see we’ve all … Lees verder

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International Day Against Nuclear Testing

By Susi Snyder August 29th marks the international day against nuclear testing. Today is a chance to remember all of those who have suffered during the race to build, perfect, and demonstrate the audacious megalomaniacal ability to destroy every living … Lees verder

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Nuclear Famine: A Billion People at Risk

[By: Susi Snyder] A nuclear war anywhere in the world, using as few as 100 weapons, would disrupt the global climate and agricultural production so severely that the lives of more than a billion people would be at risk, according … Lees verder

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