ICAN Forum Oslo

March 9-10, 2023 in Oslo, Norway: The global movement against nuclear weapons is stronger than ever. States, cities, parliamentarians, civil society, survivors and people everywhere are being heard: nuclear weapons must be eliminated! Nuclear weapons are the most destructive, inhumane and indiscriminate weapons ever created, for which there is no humanitarian response. The unacceptable risk…

Groups Call on Biden to Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

Sunday, January 22, 2023, Washington, DC: A letter* delivered today to President Biden and signed by over 100 national, state and local organizations calls on the President to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW or “Nuclear Ban Treaty”). The Nuclear Ban Treaty prohibits everything to do with nuclear weapons. It entered…

Nuclear Commission bill re-submitted in MA

A bill to establish a citizen-led Nuclear Weapons and Climate Commission has been introduced in the Massachusetts state legislature by State Representative Lindsay Sabadosa and State Senator Jo Comerford. Similar bills have been introduced in the last two sessions of the MA state legislature, each time getting closer to the finish line. Campaigners are confident…

Corvallis divests from all weapons

CORVALLIS, OR: On Monday, November 7, 2022, the Corvallis City Council unanimously passed a resolution to prohibit the city from investing in companies which produce weapons of war. The resolution passed following years of advocacy work by the Corvallis Divest from War coalition, including an initial hearing in February 2020 that did not lead to a…

Djibouti signs TPNW

On January 9, 2023, the small island country of Djibouti became the 92nd country to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Djibouti voted in favor of the treaty at the treaty negotiations in 2017 and is the latest country to finally sign it. Another 30 countries voted for the treaty and…

Spokane to Divest from Nuclear Weapons

On December 21, 2022, an Ordinance in the city of Spokane, Washington, went into effect that makes Spokane nuclear-free and prevents the city from doing business with the nuclear weapons industry. Spokane City Council voted in favor of the ordinance on November 7th, 2022, after a three year effort by local Veterans for Peace and…

Cuba 1962

This is what the Cuban Missile Crisis was really about: And this is how it was resolved: And this is why most people don’t know that: Read the short article here: Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/3Ubrjqr