The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons

Watch Democracy Now report on the new setting of the doomsday clock and how Trump’s Nuclear Policy “Puts Us on Path Toward Nuclear War”, according to Beatrice Fihn of ICAN. On the web page of ICAN, you can also see how your government is doing regarding the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and […]

Four minutes from nuclear war

Listen to the documentary Fyra minuter från kärnvapenkrig in Swedish. Some translated excerpts from the introduction on the web page of Swedish Radio: 25 times we have been close to nuclear war. Each time due to misunderstandings or technical breakdowns. How long can the luck last? One chance in three So large is the risk […]

The existential threat of nuclear war

A recent article by Steven Starr reminds us of the existential threat of nuclear war. The risk of nuclear winter and widespread radioactive contamination makes it clear that we must not underestimate the danger some governments pose to children of the world. A danger much greater than that of any terrorist group. The horrible consequences of […]

Putting humanity at risk

Despite that the threat or use of nuclear weapons is in many ways considered illegal and the devastating consequences of nuclear war, even some governments that are supposedly against nuclear weapons apparently try hard to sabotage the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). A recent article in Swedish highlights that Sweden is one […]

Treaty outlawing atomic bombs

As the Doomsday Clock is two and a half minutes to midnight, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons passed at the United Nations by a vote of 122 to 1 on the 7 July. Read more about: Atom bomb survivors in Japan welcome UN resolution Nuclear-armed states have not fulfilled previous political and […]

Resignation letter to Obama

Dear Mr. President: I hereby resign my commission as an Officer in the United States Army. I resign because I refuse to support U.S. armed drone policy. The Executive Branch continues to claim the right to kill anyone, anywhere on earth, at any time, for secret reasons, based on secret evidence, in a secret process, […]

Governments responsible for pollution

Military and civilian authorities are too often responsible for putting our environment at risk, not just by failing to protect the environment in general terms. Sometimes they are even directly responsible for pollution. One example is the German submarine U-864, which transported mercury when she was sunk during World War II. After 70 years, this is […]