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Tiny Pacific Nation Sues World's Nuclear Powers Over Failure To Disarm

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations wit...

A Note of Appreciation & Farewell -- the Poem Is for You, too

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steven Crandell

By working to rid the world of nuclear weapons, we do more than remove an existential threat; we stand up for everyone's right to enjoy their lives.

Feeling Powerless About Nuclear Weapons? Try "Zero"

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Crandell

Have you seen the new documentary Countdown to Zero? If not, get thee to a cinema post haste. You will see remarkable footage of one of the most interesting characters of the 20th century, J. Robert Oppenheimer.

Five Points On Our Costly Nukes

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Crandell

The plan is to bump up spending on nuclear weapons by a total of $5 billion over the next five years.

The Declaration of Independence -- From Nuclear Weapons

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Crandell

I hold this truth to be self-evident, that no one should live under the threat of a nuclear attack. And yet, every day, many millions of people aroun...

Honoring Women for Peace

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steven Crandell

I want to tell a story about three women, a golden dove and the pursuit of peace.

Start a Revolution With A Video -- A 17 Year-Old Wins National Competition

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Crandell

The most effective way to start a revolution in the 21st century is with a camera and an internet connection, as Erik Choquette proves with an award-winning video on nuclear weapons.

Is the World Getting Saner? Consider These Rational International Developments

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Crandell

There is no doubt that the time is right for our President to assert the importance of working through global cooperation to achieve the mutally-desirable goal of planetary survival.

8 Minutes that Can Help Change the World -- Sneak Peak of New Video Featuring President Obama

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Crandell

There's a new DVD about the most urgent catastrophic threat facing our planet. And it features a leader who is determined to do something about it: Obama.

White House Welcome for Nuclear Disarmament

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

The goal of nuclear disarmament is no longer just a dream. On the contrary, it's now official policy. It's there on the White House website, in both the Homeland Security and Foreign Policy

Major Cuts in Nuclear Arsenals; U.S. - Russia Talks

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

The news is not just noteworthy, it could be a game-changer. A London Times story by Tim Reid quotes a White House official saying : We are going t...

A Second Chance to Vote for Change

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Should you doubt that abolishing nuclear weapons can be in in our military policy, please bear in mind that President-elect Obama has already signaled his intentions.

From Russia, With 70 New Nukes

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

As we rightfully concern ourselves with how to address this dysfunctional world economy of ours, let us remember this: nuclear war will ruin any economic recovery.

Renewed Hope for Peace

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation President David Krieger is drafting a special First 100 Days program. Dr. Krieger has already completed a briefing for the new president.

A Heartbeat Away from Controlling Our Nuclear Arsenal

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Nuclear weapons pose the ultimate test of presidential judgment. Once launched, these weapons change world history forever. More than 70 percent of ...

North Korea Re-Starts Plutonium Production

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

While the United States deals with a potential economic meltdown, North Korea has decided to restart plutonium production at its five-megawatt nuclear reactor.

Google CEO Identifies Top Two World Priorities

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Crandell

The nuclear status quo is dangerous. If we do nothing, the chance of a nuclear weapon being detonated only grows higher.

Good Weapons Make Good Neighbors

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

This week marks the 63rd anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and nowhere are people as united as they are in Japan in the conviction that nuclear weapons must never be used again.

Solar Energy Breakthrough

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Crandell

This week's discovery -- using solar power to mimic photosynthesis -- could help us use the huge abundance of sun energy in a way that can give power to people everywhere.

The Dalai Lama Sends Message to White House

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

If US policy changes, the goal of nuclear weapons abolition becomes possible. Therefore, it makes sense to use education to spur public pressure for such a change in US policy

McCain, Obama & the Trojan Horse of Nuclear Energy

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Crandell

Under the guise of concern over climate change, some ask us to re-consider our aversion to new nuclear power, ignoring the same old problems that have stopped any plants from being commissioned since 1979.

One Person Can Make a Difference -- 83 Year-Old Peace Activist

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Crandell

When we think about global issues like peace it's easy to feel intimidated by the enormity of the task. Ah, but something can be done. And sometimes it takes an 83 year-old woman to show the way.

Cell Phone Video Games -- A New Threat to Nuclear Security

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Forget Iran. Forget North Korea. We may turn out to be our own worst nuclear enemy -- we let security dudes play video games on their cell phones while guarding nuclear weapons.

The United States of Cluster Bombs

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

The treaty banning cluster munitions would not be seen as undermining "military utility" but instead as a prudent step to stop avoidable civilian deaths and injuries.

What You Don't Know Might Kill You -- And Everyone Else

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Nuclear weapons are seen as the most serious and immediate threat to human life on the planet, but few of us know much about that threat.