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DemocracyNow!: “The Beginning of Our End”: On 75th Anniversary, Hiroshima Survivor Warns Against Nuclear Weapons

DemocracyNow!, August 6, 2020: “On the 75th anniversary of when the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, killing some 140,000 people, we speak with Hideko Tamura Snider, who was 10 years old … Continue reading

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Gazette-Times: Corvallis display, virtual events set to note Hiroshima, Nagasaki

Jim Day, Aug. 4, 2020 To say that this year’s efforts to note the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have faced challenges would be an understatement. Observances scheduled at sites around … Continue reading

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Silencing America as it prepares for war

By John Pilger 27 May 2016 Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and … Continue reading

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Time to end the myth

By Barry Ladendorf President, Board of Directors Veterans For Peace [reprinted from the VFP publication, Peace in Our Times, July 18, 2015] In a July 16 Associated Press article, “Atomic Bomb Test Marks 70th BirthdayAmid Renewed Interest,” Duane Hughes, retired … Continue reading

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Hiroshima – Nagasaki Commemorations Set

Corvallis, Oregon peace activists recognize 70th anniversary of nuclear attacks with theme, “Never Again” — Corvallis peace & justice groups, including Veterans For Peace, Women’s Int’l League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF), several faith groups and Alternatives To War, will host three … Continue reading

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Nukes Are Nuts

Honor the victims of US nuclear attacks – Think about our nuclear future. As we approach the anniversaries of the horrific and needless attacks on the innocent civilians of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we should all ponder the “need” to maintain … Continue reading

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