Peace Magazine

Vol.34, No.1: January-March 2018

The Nuclear Ban: Danger and Opportunity

Writing in snow on the side of a car during a British winter. MCANW was a predecessor organization of Medact, the UK affiliate of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.

Given our current path, it is only a matter of time until there is another nuclear event. In Nuclear Disarmament: Universalizing the Treaty, Earl Turcotte suggests ways the nuclear logjam can be broken. COMMENT

Also in this issue

Who’s More Dangerous: A Nuclear Kim or an Erratic Trump?
There is no possible rational or legal use of nuclear weapons by either the US or North Korea, writes Robin Collins. COMMENT

Update on our How to Save the World Project
Since you’re reading Peace Magazine, it’s safe to assume that you’re trying to save the world from something: war or global warming, say, or famine, pandemics, radiation exposure from a reactor explosion, or maybe even cyberwar. So, how’s it going for you? Metta Spencer gives an update. COMMENT

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Gene Sharp 1928-2018

Gene Sharp, the iconic theorist of nonviolent action, died on 28 January, a week after his 90th birthday. Gene was a frequent presence in the pages of Peace Magazine, and we will all miss him greatly.

An appreciation by Jørgen Johansen can be read on Science for Peace’s blog.


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