Immorality of War: Pauling & Ikeda

Linus Pauling: Nuclear war is the ultimate immorality. But the immorality of war is not limited to the use of nuclear weapons.

Peace Group sponsors 29th World Peace Vigil 8/6/11

SOUTH COUNTRY PEACE GROUP SPONSORS THEIR 29th ANNUAL WORLD PEACE VIGIL IN BELLPORT VILLAGE Hiroshima Day, Saturday, August 6, 2011, will mark 66 Years since the atomic devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This year, as in the past 29 years, participants wearing traditional white for mourning will meet at 10:15AM on the sidewalk adjacent to […]

Monday, March 28th: Stand with Japan vigils

I learned from a Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) update (below) that Greenpeace is holding an anti-nuclear, “Stand with Japan” vigils, throughout the United States on Monday, March 28, 2011. To find a “Greenpeace, Stand with Japan Vigil” in your area, go to the Greenpeace event search: here. Also, some lists and details on […]

Green Party US Senate cand Midge Potts Will Walk Missouri

Tuesday was the first day for Missouri political hopefuls to register to run for office in the August primary election. While the recognized parties will hold primaries, the Progressive Party of Missouri will circulate petitions to gather 10,000 verified signatures in order to gain ballot access. Midge Potts, the Co-Chair of the Progressive Party of […]

Obama moves funds dangerous nuclear power

Meltdown, USA: Nuclear Drive Trumps Safety Risks and High Cost The pro-nuclear Department of Energy is set to offer this month the first of nearly $20 billion in loan guarantees to a nuclear industry that hasn’t built a plant since the 1970s or raised any money to do so in years. But although the industry […]

Another Major Setback for “Nuclear Renaissance”: Industry Goes 0-6 in 2009 Efforts to Overturn State Bans on New Nuclear Reactors.

More Lobbying Expected in 2010 in Even Tougher Environment After Yucca Mountain and Soaring Cost Estimates; Outside of Bans, Industry Falters on CWIP in Missouri and Key Fights in Other States. The so-called “nuclear renaissance” is finding few friends among state lawmakers in the United States. The nuclear power industry has been shut out across […]

Thurs. Aug 6th: Events in LI and NYC to commemorate Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6th, 1945 is the day that the United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. You can find more about the history of Hiroshima Day and Hiroshima’s commemoration of the event: here. If you would like to join in honoring and remembering the victims, and hoping for a future of peace […]

Thurs. April 16: How-To Save The Earth in Two Minutes

An early, Earth Day event…get your juices flowing… “How-To Save the Earth in Two Minutes” Date: Thursday, April 16, 2009 Time: 8pm (sharp, so everyone gets a turn to present!) Place: First United Methodist Church in Amityville 25 Broadway/rt110 (Southmost end near Merrick Rd/Montauk hwy Suggested donation: $6. Less if necessary, more if possible. Please […]

We’re not in Kansas anymore… (D.C. and crazy days of energy activism)

Information, links and questions about Power Shift 2009, Capitol Climate Action, NIRS, the Green Party and nuclear energy. Why would some do a civil disobedience for Natural Gas?

Urgent!: Act Now to Stop $50 Billion in Nuke Loan Guarantees

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee late on the night of January 27 snuck in a provision to President Obama’s economic stimulus package that would allow as much as $50 BILLION of your dollars to be used as loan guarantees for construction of new nuclear reactors. This would be on top of the $18.5 Billion taxpayer […]

Study: US Spends at Least $52 Billion/Year on Nuclear Weapons

from democracynow.org A new study is estimating the US government is spending at least $52 billion a year on nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons-related programs. The estimate was calculated by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The majority of the $52 billion is spent on upgrading, operating and sustaining the US nuclear arsenal. Only about […]

Obama’s Energy Pick Goes Nuclear

Karl Grossman: Dr. Chu’s Nuclear Prescription The Half-Life of the Lesser Evil Dr. Chu’s Nuclear Prescription By KARL GROSSMAN The reaction from safe-energy advocates is mixed to the proposed appointment of Steven Chu as U.S. energy secretary by President-Elect Barak Obama. Mixed is a charitable response to the prospects of Chu being in charge of […]

Not Just A Snow Globe: Reflections and images of New Orleans in the snow

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DreaESqjs_4] When my Green Party friend reported on the national list-serve that there was snow falling in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, I knew it was time to dust off this idea and finish it up. – KW

IL Green Party Candidates Slam Bill to Lift Nuclear Moratorium

Green Party legislative candidates from across the state have joined to criticize the under-the-radar attempt in the General Assembly to lift the 20 year-old moratorium on the construction of new nuclear facilities in Illinois. The proposed legislation, House Bill 2971, is a “shell bill” with a pending amendment that would remove language in Illinois law […]