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How Should We Remember the Invention of the Atomic Bomb?

Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” reintroduced the bomb to the world, but he didn’t show us what it did to the bombed. Telling that part of the story may be the only thing that can save us from the same cruel fate. Ms. Kyoka Mochida, and her teacher, Ms. Fukumoto, from Motomachi High School in Hiroshima, tell the story of the art project addressing this gap: “Picture of the Atomic Bomb.”

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Award-winning singer-song writer and Japan’s first ever advocate artist launches peace education project

In collaboration with the Japan Committee for UNICEF, Japan’s award-winning singer-songwriter, Ai, and the Lasting Peace Project, are set to launch the “Lasting Peace for Every Child” peace education project to coincide with the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan. A special live performance will take place May 21.

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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.

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“The Beginning of Our End”: On 75th Anniversary, Hiroshima Survivor Warns Against Nuclear Weapons

On the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Democracy Now! spoke with Hideko Tamura Snider, who was 10 years old when she survived the attack. Hideko is the founder of One Sunny Day Initiatives, a peace education organization that educates about the consequences of the use of nuclear weapons.

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