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,…