Opinion

No more wars and a ban on nuclear weapons

If anything constructive comes from the disasters of Ukraine, it may be the turning up of the volume on the call for the abolition of war. As Rafael de la Rubia observes, “the real conflict is between the powers that use people and countries by manipulating, oppressing and pitting them against each other for profit and gain… The future will be without war or not at all.” [continue reading…]

News & Highlights

End war, build peace

Ray Acheson argues that to confront the compounding crises in Ukraine, war and war profiteering must end, nuclear weapons must be abolished, and we must confront the world of war that has been deliberately constructed at the expense of peace, justice, and survival. [continue reading…]

Opinion

Abolish Nukes Now!

Social evils call for social response. For the peace education community, this means not only undertaking reflective inquiry into the ethical issues raised by nuclear weapons, but also giving equal attention to the ethical responsibilities of citizens to act to abolish them. [continue reading…]

Publications

Disarming Hearts and Minds

George E. Griener, Pierre Thompson & Elizabeth Weinberg explore the dual role of hibakusha, with some advocating for the total elimination of nuclear arms, while others dedicated their lives to the much less visible effort of transforming the hearts and minds. Thus, the legacy of the hibakusha can be fully appreciated by examining both manifestations of their leadership in the nuclear age. [continue reading…]