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In the early evening of 23 April nearly a hundred people took to the street in front of the Japanese mission to UN organisations in Geneva. The march left the UN building at 18.00 and proceeded to walk to the Japanese mission, stopping for photos at the Canadian mission along the way. Japanese public broadcasting- [...]
A quiet revolution took place in Oslo earlier this month. More than 120 governments, UN agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and civil society gathered to debate the problem of nuclear weapons, not in military and geopolitical terms, as has been done for decades, but through a humanitarian lens.
President Obama has nominated Sen. Chuck Hagel to head the Pentagon; hearings are scheduled for Thursday. Some Senators have attacked Hagel for supporting the group Global Zero. The group has released a statement: “Setting the Record Straight on Chuck Hagel’s Global Zero Position on Nuclear Weapons.” ALICE SLATER, firstname.lastname@example.org Slater is the New York director of [...]