In a virtual meeting with a US legislator's aide, Charles Carney spoke of HR 2227, Investing in Cures Before Missiles Act. Henry Stoever addressed HR 669, Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act. If you want to lobby on these acts, we'll help!
An Open Culture cache of videos of nuclear explosions from 1945 to 2015 includes test explosions and the Hiroshima/Nagasaki attacks.
While on the Flint Hills Nature Trail, I realized how deeply our radical interconnectedness with plants, trees, animals, bugs, deer and wolves, and with other humans, renders any act of violence toward each other or the Earth utterly ludicrous. We will not go quietly into the deep dark destruction of nuclear madness!
We are in the middle of a second nuclear arms race, and the evidence for it is right here in Kansas City. … Just imagine if soldiers were deployed to fight climate catastrophe, to plant trees and clean up military waste all over the world!
On Aug. 10, Charles began walking 5-6 miles a day. Now he has only 60 miles left to make it to his destination: the National Security Campus (NSC), where nuclear weapon parts are made, at 14510 Botts Rd., KC MO. All are invited to join the last days of his trek or meet us at 3 pm at NSC.
As Charles Carney began the 96-mile Flint Hills Nature Trail east of Council Grove, KS, Sept. 1, he saw with pleasure the flat, sandy-gravel path sheltered by trees on either side.
This year’s annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance had two key elements—a walk and a program—and a hearty gathering of more than 50 peace folks.
As a person who is wandering down the road, subject to wind, heat, rain, and semi-truck drafts, I am sure many passersby judge me as a “bum.” I am in a bit of a vulnerable position, relying on the kindness of strangers.
On Aug. 8, PeaceWorks-KC members and others gathered in memory of the nuclear bombings, and of the lives lost and forever altered 76 years ago.
Keiko Baker shares—for the first time in public—her memories from living in Japan in 1945 and the impact of the Nagasaki bomb on her and her family.