Luck is not a strategy…

Kate Hudson, General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament argues that we cannot rely on luck to protect us from the risk of nuclear war. As we mark the 77th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we must remember what nuclear use means, and try and understand what nuclear war would look like today.

Between the Fires

This post commemorating the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki invokes the hope to be found in “see[ing] each other fully and remember[ing our] humanity.”

Make a Peace Crane for Hiroshima Day

CND Peace Education is encouraging people to fold peace cranes ahead of Hiroshima Day (Aug 6) and Nagasaki Day (Aug 9). In this video, viewers can learn how to create an origami crane and also the inspirational story of Sadako Sasaki who survived the bomb which fell on Hiroshima, and how she made the peace crane a global symbol of peace.

It’s a Matter of Scale and Imagination: COVID, Nuclear Devastation, & Climate Catastrophe

The letter from Helen Young is a response to “Plowshares and Pandemics,” an earlier article in our Corona Connections series that highlighted Helen’s film, “The Nuns the Priests and the Bombs.” Helen illuminates the great difference in scale of the consequent damage and the long-term effects inherent in the existential threats of nuclear weapons in comparison to COVID-19.

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