Organizer’s Report to the 70th Anniversary 2024 Bikini Day Rally

Hiroshi Taka

by Hiroshi TAKA, Co-chair of the Steering Committee, Organizing Committee of the World Conference against A and H Bombs First, it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened all-out nuclear war in his annual state-of-the-nation address delivered yesterday, saying that Russia’s “strategic nuclear forces are in a state of full readiness for guaranteed use.” … Read more

In The Run up to the Biden Putin Summit

Mushroom cloud

The 21st Century Nuclear Arms Race The writer is President of the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security, and Vice-President of the International Peace Bureau. A new report by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)—focusing on nuclear weapons spending– following on the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists recent decision that their Doomsday … Read more

Alternatives to the Pentagon’s China Nightmares

China US Policy

This is a moment to be pressing President Biden and those around him to embrace a no first strike doctrine, for Congress to defund the land-based ICBMs and other nuclear first strike weapons, to initiate negotiation of an Asia-Pacific Freeze to halt the suicidal arms race. JOSEPH GERSONNovember 6, 2021 I’m embarrassed for my friends when … Read more

In a Dangerous Time: Toward Preventing a Disastrous U.S.-China War

Joseph Gerson Speaking

Joseph Gerson’s speech at the 2021 World Conference against A- & H- Bombs I want to thank Gensuikyo for the opportunity to join today’s World Conference plenary. It is an honor to be sharing this digital stage with Lee-san, Cuong and Achin. U.S.-Chinese relations are worse than at any time since the renewal or relations … Read more

Testimony of Joseph Gerson. June 9,

Joseph Gerson

President, Campaign for Peace, Disarmament & Common Security June 9, 2021 I am here to testify in favor of (S.1703 / H.2597) I am the President of the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security. My doctorate is in politics and international security studies.  In 1980 I helped to launch the nuclear weapons freeze campaign that contributed … Read more