Peace Magazine: July-September 2019: Vol.35, No.3

Peace Magazine

July-September 2019: Vol.35, No.3

Bleak Prospects for the ‘Cornerstone’ Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
The list of problems the Non-Proliferation Treaty faces is lengthy, varied, and growing. Moreover, the US seems to have pulled the rug out from under nuclear-dependent allies such as Canada, writes Paul Meyer.

Why we’re Organizing Climate Strikes
“We won’t stop until our government acts on this crisis.” Rebecca Wolf Gage is a young climate activist in Victoria, British Columbia.

Above All, Do No Harm
In the event of a nuclear war, medicine has nothing meaningful to offer. But doctors are uniquely placed to make the argument for disarmament, as physicians Mary-Wynne Ashford and Jonathan Down demonstrate.

The Saving of Hambach Forest
As Germany makes its first steps toward a coal-free future, John Bacher celebrates the “forest protectors” who spent much of the past seven years in treehouses, defending a priceless habitat from an open-pit lignite mine.

Remembering Murray Thomson
Much-loved peace and development activist Murray Thomson, who has died aged 96, was a catalyst for new ideas, new campaigns and new organizations, writes Fergus Watt, who worked alongside him for many years in Ottawa’s “Spruce Street Peace Ghetto.”

Project Save the World
Metta Spencer is ready to save the world. Are you? Start reading “We’re Ready at Last” on the editorial page, then jump to “Project Save the World” and “Our House is on Fire!”, and immerse yourself in the challenge.

Move the Nuclear Weapons Money
Can divestment from nuclear weapons and fossil fuel industries, and investment in peace and sustainability, make a difference as we struggle against disaster? Derek Paul was recently at a meeting in Basel which weighed up that exact question.

Newsworthy: New Swedish initiative; Peace work recognized; Cracks in Turkey’s reactor

Reviews: John Paul Lederach, The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace, reviewed by Evnur Taran; Paul Hanley, Man of the Trees: Richard St. Barbe Baker, the First Global Conservationist reviewed by John Bacher; Adam Higginbotham, Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster, reviewed by Alex Belyakov.

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