Economic Pressures and the INF Treaty:

Soviet inspectors and their American escorts stand among several dismantled Pershing II missiles as they view the destruction of other missile components. The missiles are being destroyed in accordance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. 14 January 1989. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons / US Department of Defense / MSGT Jose Lopez Jr. How Boycott and…

SPOTLIGHT ON BOEING

This is part three of the NuclearBan.US blog series profiling the major nuclear weapons companies contracted by governments to build and maintain nuclear weapons. Many of these private companies you’ve probably never heard of, but they are all making huge profits producing and managing nuclear weapons for the US, UK, and French nuclear weapons modernization…

Spotlight on AECOM

  This is part two of the NuclearBan.US blog series profiling the major nuclear weapons companies contracted by governments to build and maintain nuclear weapons. Up next – AECOM.   AECOM is one of those massive multinational corporations that you’ve probably never heard of – yet is touted as the largest design companyin the US.…

Text of Cambridge, MA Divestment Resolution

TEXT OF ORDERS – Cambridge City Council Order-1     Mar 21, 2016 MAYOR SIMMONS WHEREAS: Nations across the globe still maintain over 15,000 nuclear weapons, some of which are hundreds of times more powerful than those that obliterated Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and detonation of even a small fraction of these weapons could create a decade-long nuclear…