Shifting the Paradigm: Time to Replace Article IV of the Non-Proliferation Treaty with Universal Membership in the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

by Alice Slater While the world applauds the growing recognition that the abolition of nuclear weapons seems to be an idea whose time has finally  come—from the calls by rusty cold warriors and former statesmen and generals to eliminate nuclear weapons—to the recent...

A New Start with START

Does the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty move us any closer to a world free of nuclear weapons? Original article: Yes Magazine by Alice Slater Following the first START agreement, the United States destroyed hundreds of B52 bombers and displayed them for view by...

The Siamese Twins

A paper for the session on “What’s the connection between nuclear power and nuclear weapons? “ at the No Nukes Teach-In, Earth Sciences Building, University of Toronto, 14 March 2009. Presented again at Voice of Women’s Conference 25 April 2009, Friends House, Lowther...

Obama and Medvedev on Nukes

Alice Slater | April 7, 2009 Editor: John Feffer Foreign Policy In Focus www.fpif.org Committing the United States and Russia “to achieving a nuclear free world,” Presidents Obama and Medvedev issued a joint statement breathtaking in its positive tone. It...