The time is now to ban nuclear weapons

There are 16.300 nuclear weapons around the world. It only takes one to cause a humanitarian catastrophe on a horrific scale. Yet we've talked ourselves into having 2,000 of them on hair trigger alert, ready to be launched within minutes. Read more

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    03-06-2014 Posted by Susi

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  • Winning starts with beginning

    26-05-2014 Posted by Susi

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  • Newsletter May: Nuclear Security?

    20-05-2014 Posted by Selma

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    07-05-2014 Posted by Wilbert

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  • Banning nuclear weapons as a NATO member

    05-05-2014 Posted by Susi

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