People’s Science Fair

Earlier this week Warheads to Windmills attended the People’s Science fair at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Hosted by Western Mass Science for the People, tablers represented a vast array of multidisciplinary projects that use STEM work in building a just future. Climate, Antimilitarism, Community Justice, Sustainability, Education sectors and more were represented at the…

Warheads to Windmills at the UN

On Dec 1, 2023, the last day of the Nuclear Ban Treaty meeting in New York, the Ambassador of Malta to the UN, Vanessa Frazier, hosted a side event inside the UN building to share findings from Timmon’s new book about joining forces, facing facts, and taking effective action on the “twin threats” to our…

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…

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…

Worcester joins ICAN Cities Appeal

PHOTO: City Hall, Worcester, Wikimedia Commons The City Council of Worcester, MA, voted on March 8 to join the global call for the elimination of all nuclear weapons. Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts, as well as the second largest in New England. It joins Boston, the largest, whose City Council passed a…

Boston Council Acts to Support Nuclear Ban Treaty

The Boston city council has called on the United States to ratify the United Nations’ “Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.” The resolution calls on federal leaders to make nuclear disarmament “the centerpiece of our national security policy”. It notes that the U.S. “maintains several hundred nuclear missiles in underground silos on hair-trigger alert,…