Nuclear Disarmament

August Meeting:  The End of the Nuclear Weapons Age

August Meeting: The End of the Nuclear Weapons Age

Sunday, August 6, 2017 3-:00 – 5:00  p.m. E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room Join us on the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima as we sit in circle, reflect on this history, and discuss the July 7, 2017 United Nations’ Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty which has now made all nuclear weapons illegal.   On […]

United Nations Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons adopted on July 7,  2017

United Nations Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons adopted on July 7, 2017

By resolution 71/258, the General Assembly decided to convene in 2017 a United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination. The Assembly encouraged all Member States to participate in the Conference,  convened in New York, under the rules of procedure of the General Assembly, with […]

Our Immoral Tax Burden

Our Immoral Tax Burden

it is two and a half minutes to midnight Please join Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions and Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles for a candlelight vigil in front of the Oxnard Post Office as we count down to midnight- the deadline for Americans to file their taxes, taxes that help pay billions of dollars annually […]

Lines of Flight:  An Atomic Memoir

Lines of Flight: An Atomic Memoir

A Conversation with  Toronto-based activist Julie Salverson at Bank of Books, 748 E. Main Street, Ventura Saturday, March 25, 3:00 to 5:00 pm H0sted by Bartimaeus Coopertive Ministries When Julie Salverson discovers a link between Canada’s north and the atomic bombs that fell on Japan, she starts a ten-year journey that connects uranium, radiation, trauma […]

Ploughshares Petition:  Take Nuclear Missiles Off Hair-Trigger Alert

Ploughshares Petition: Take Nuclear Missiles Off Hair-Trigger Alert

Sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/president-obama-keep-trump-s-finger-off-the-button Taking nuclear weapons off high alert would not impede our country’s ability to defend itself. We could still respond to an attack. But it would buy time for the president to consult with Congress and other leaders and for cooler heads to prevail. We should not rush into a decision […]

The Treaty of Tlatelolco: Giving Thanks to Our Latin American Neighbors Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty of Tlatelolco: Giving Thanks to Our Latin American Neighbors Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Americans gathered around their Thanksgiving tables last week reflecting on what they were thankful for this past year. There was the potential for much angst after a year with significant division in our nation often emphasizing differences and talk of building walls to separate us from our neighbors. In contrast, at our table we gave […]

August Meeting:  Annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration

August Meeting: Annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration

Sunday, August 7, 2016 3-:00 5:00  p.m. E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room  71 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world remains threatened every moment of every day with nuclear catastrophe.  Dr. Robert Dodge will review the current state of nuclear weapons abolition and disarmament and the great hope that lies therein. A walk to Plaza […]

Don't Bank on the Bomb

Don’t Bank on the Bomb

Physicians for Social Responsibility calls on banks to stop investing in nuclear weapons. www.dontbankonthebomb.com For pdf of this flyer, go to http://www.psr.org/assets/pdfs/dont-bank-on-the-bomb.pdf  

22nd Annual Sadako Peace Day Ceremony

22nd Annual Sadako Peace Day Ceremony

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki: A Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Global Nuclear Disarmament

Tuesday, August 9  7:00pm (until 8:00pm) At the late Paul Conrad’s unique and creative ‘Chain Reaction’ landmarked 26-foot-tall nuclear mushroom cloud peace sculpture and warning monument located in the Santa Monica Civic Center (1800 block of Main Street just north of Pico Blvd.). Free to the public. Parking available at City surface lot next to Chain […]