Australia’s opposition to a ban on nuclear weapons

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by Tim Wright, contributing author December 1, 2015 NAPSNet Blue Peter Tim Wright is Asia-Pacific director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) (www.icanw.org).   Australia has positioned itself as the de facto leader of a loose grouping of US-allied nations working to prevent the start of negotiations on a global treaty outlawing […]

Nuclear War and Daily Life

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by Peter Hayes November 17, 2015   Most of the time, nuclear weapons and nuclear war are out-of-sight, out-of-mind. For one day, millions of Americans were reminded that they live in the edge of nuclear chaos. A Trident submarine-launched ballistic missile fired on November 7 from offshore Los Angeles set ordinary folks abuzz all the […]