Nuclear Biden: Disarmament strategies for the new administration and Teaching Peace with Alyn Ware (l), Global Coordinator for Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament. Pictured here being interviewed by journalist Ramesh Jaura, Editor-in-Chief & Director-General of InDepthNews at the United Nations in Vienna.
This Week’s Featured Interview:
- Nuclear Biden – a primer for the new president. Alyn Ware is a New Zealand peace educator and campaigner in the areas of peace, non-violence, nuclear abolition, international law, women’s rights, children’s rights, indigenous rights, and the environment. He has served as the Global Coordinator for Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament since it was founded in 2002. His previous positions include Director of Aotearoa Lawyers for Peace, Executive Director of the Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy (USA), Director of the Peace Foundation Schools Outreach Programme for the UN Decade for a Culture of Peace, and Founding Director of the Mobile Peace Van. He also has a long list of awards recognizing his work on behalf of people, the environment, and the planet.
Here, we talk about the Nuclear Biden alternatives for the new U.S. president to work towards disarmament and genuine peace, based on conflict resolution. We spoke on February 12, 2021.
LINKS from the interview:
- Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament (PNND)
- Parliamentary handbook – Assuring Our Common Future – free PDF.
- Youth Fusion – a world-wide networking platform for young individuals and organizations in the field of nuclear disarmament, risk-reduction and non-proliferation.
- Unfold Zero – a platform for United Nations (UN) focused initiatives and actions for the achievement of a nuclear weapons-free world
NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):
How can one trust the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to regulate our nuclear reactors when they can’t even set up a webinar that works? “Technical difficulties?” Wouldn’t that best describe nuclear reactors?