Breanna Crawford, a new member of the PeaceWorks KC Board of Directors, is an Indigenous Cherokee/Dakota (Sioux) enrolled in the Cherokee Nation. She says you cannot drink water on the reservation because of the mercury in the water; you have to get bottled water.
MO lawmakers to hold hearing on toxic nuclear waste
Missouri State Rep. Tricia Byrnes is asking those affected by toxic nuclear waste to come to a March 7 hearing in the state Capitol.
3 from KC to lobby DC
Ann Suellentrop, Kristin Scheer, and Luisa Olarte will lobby for a nuke-free world during the annual Alliance for Nuclear Accountability “DC Days” April 23-26.
Donkey-loads of dynamite
Dynamite Dan. No one dared call him that to his face, but throughout Klondike gold country he was as feared—and as rarely sighted—as Bigfoot himself.
What if we got rid of nukes?
On Jan. 20, PeaceWorks members shared an evening meal and ideas about what a nuclear-free world could look like. It was a night for the imagination and dreams, for if we don't know where we are going, how are we going to get there? If we can imagine it, we can create it.
‘Halt imminence of nuclear war’
Henry Stoever, in an open letter, urges President Biden to immediately stop the manufacturing, deployment and targeting of US nuclear weapons. “Use your better angels,” pleads Stoever.
What could a nuke-free world look like?
Come to a light meal and round-table talk on Friday, Jan. 20, 6-8 pm. Bring your vision of a nuclear-weapon-free world—perhaps a world with free college, with food for all, with health care as it’s needed. Instead of spending billions on nuclear weapons, we could channel funds to sustain our Earth and all of us.
Vets for Peace sail peace boat down Mississippi, up Eastern seaboard
By Christopher Overfelt On September 26, the International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, three members of Veterans for Peace set sail down the Mississippi River on their boat, the Golden Rule. The sailing voyage will take them down the Mississippi River, out through the Gulf of Mexico, and eventually back up the Eastern … Continue reading Vets for Peace sail peace boat down Mississippi, up Eastern seaboard
Drone protest at home of the Hellhounds
"Crimes with global consequences are being committed in this very place," says Brian Terrell in this talk he gave at the entry to Whiteman AFB Oct. 1.
Recalling 1945 bombings of Hiroshima, Nagasaki
Echoes. Hope. Two hands. These came into play at our annual observance Aug. 7, “Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Never Again!”