Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nuclear power: misjudgements and mismanagement

It is reported that more than 300,000 tonnes of “radioactive” mud, some of it the toxic by-product of Britain’s atomic weapons programme, will be dredged at Cardiff Grounds, a sandbank in the Bristol Channel, to make way for England’s newest … Continue reading

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Nuclear attack? We must support Corbyn’s refusal to murder millions: Oliver Tickell

Another unpublished article found in archives – extracts set out Jeremy Corbyn’s position on nuclear weapons.    “There are five declared nuclear weapon states in the world. There are three others that have nuclear weapons. That is eight countries out … Continue reading

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2017 Nobel Peace Prize for nuclear disarmament group ICAN

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb Holding the banner: Lesley Docksey (left) and  Sharon Dolev from Israel  “The organisation is receiving the award … Continue reading

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NATO denounces UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

In a September Press Release NATO Watch reported that NATO has denounced a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons as unrealistic and claimed that it risked undermining the international response to North Korea’s nuclear arms programme. The NATO statement was timed to coincide … Continue reading

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