Congress: Say No to More “Usable” Nuclear Weapons

From the Union of Concerned Scientists (http://www.ucsusa.org): Last Friday, the Trump administration released its new “Nuclear Posture Review” outlining its plans for radical, dangerous, and costly changes in US nuclear weapons policy that will make nuclear war more likely and … Continued

Pope ‘Afraid’ World is ‘One Accident’ from Nuclear War

Posted at https://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/38611365/pope-afraid-world-is-one-accident-from-nuclear-war/ AFP / January 15th, 2018 ON BOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AFP) – Pope Francis said Monday that the world stood on the “edge” of nuclear war and admitted the situation terrified him. Pope ‘afraid’ world is ‘one accident’ from … Continued

Signaling More Independence from the US, the World Bank Phases Out Its Support for Fossil Fuels

January 16, 2018 10.12pm EST •Updated January 17, 2018 4.02pm EST Jason Kirk Associate Professor of Political Science and Policy Studies, Elon University World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, left, and French President Emmanuel Macron. AP Photo/Francois Mori The World Bank, which provides … Continued

Sign On: An Open Letter From Americans of Faith to President Donald Trump on North Korea

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org): Sign on to the letter below at http://nationalcouncilofchurches.us/nkletter/. Dear President Trump: As people of faith, we write to you out of profound concern over the rise in tensions between the United States and … Continued

Tell Congress: Uphold the Iran Nuclear Agreement

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org/): Urge your Members of Congress to oppose sanctions that would kill the Iran nuclear deal! Take action now at http://org.salsalabs.com/o/161/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=22449! As you may have heard, President Trump announced his plan to “decertify” the Iran nuclear agreement. … Continued

World Affairs Council of Harrisburg Announces 2017-18 Global Scholars Certificate Program for High School Students—Deadline October 31

From the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg (http://www.wacharrisburg.org): The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg is launching its 2017-18 year of its Global Scholars Program! Geared towards high school students, the Global Scholars Program allows youth to delve into international affairs … Continued

Defend Iran Nuclear Deal; Support Diplomacy with North Korea

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org/): Urge Congress to speak up! Defend the Iran nuclear deal and support diplomacy with North Korea Things are getting serious. As President Trump continues insulting and threatening North Korea, undermining hopes for diplomacy and increasing the … Continued