“A Broken System Allows Nine Nations to Hold the World Hostage”

“The time for rhetoric is over. If we survive this moment, we must learn from our worldwide near-death experience and never again find ourselves on the edge of a precipice of our own making.

It is either the end of nuclear weapons, or the end of us. The choice is yours.”

IPPNW peace and health blog

Molly McGinty speaks for IPPNW at the UN: “We reject the complacency of nuclear-armed states and their allies, and thank those who have paved the path to abolition.”

[IPPNW’s Associate Program Director Molly McGinty delivered the following remarks at the High-Level Meeting of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons on 26 September.]

Honorable President, Distinguished Delegates, and friends,

I join you as a representative of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and a young person inheriting the world you are building in these very halls. Today, on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 77 years after the world stumbled into the nuclear age, we stand on the precipice of nuclear annihilation.


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It’s About Time — OffGuardian

[Editor’s note: As one of this generation’s wise and always directly-honest journalists, Professor Edward Curtin can be counted upon to examine humanity’s great and important issues time after time after time, in a manner comparable to a consistent home run hitter in the game of baseball. Read Mr. Curtin’s latest article “It’s About Time”, and you may agree he’s belted a bases-loaded grand slam (game-winning) homerun for humanity – the home team, with home meaning planet Earth… Peace.]

Edward Curtin Audio Version New Feature! Isn’t it always? With the start of World War III by the United States “declaring” war against Russia by its actions in Ukraine, we have entered a time when the end of time has become very possible.  I am speaking of nuclear annihilation. I look down at my great-uncle’s…

It’s About Time — OffGuardian