No safe hands for unsafe weapons

In recent days, a flood of social media platforms have suspended Donald Trump’s accounts – either temporarily or permanently. The reason? The President of the United States is deemed too dangerous to Tweet. After the deadly attempted coup on the Capitol last week with Trump supporters storming the building, Twitter deemed that there was aContinue reading “No safe hands for unsafe weapons”

‘Toward Our Shared Future: Constructing an Era of Human Solidarity’

Robert Harrap, Director of Buddhist organisation SGI-UK, gave a talk on Tuesday 1st December in an online event hosted by members in Cornwall. The talk introduced this year’s peace proposal written to the United Nations by Buddhist leader Daisaku Ikeda, who has since 1983 used these annual statements to urge steps towards nuclear weapons disarmament.Continue reading “‘Toward Our Shared Future: Constructing an Era of Human Solidarity’”

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in the House of Lords

Last week, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons made it into the House of Lords when Baroness Sue Miller asked a question about the UK Government’s support of the Treaty. The Government reiterated its commitment to a long-term goal of nuclear disarmament, but also stated that they would be maintaining Trident as longContinue reading “The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in the House of Lords”

The Bishop of Colchester writes in the Church Times on the UN’s new anti-nuclear treaty

Roger Morris, Bishop of Colchester, explains why Anglican bishops are pressuring the UK Government to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in a sign-on letter, and what we can do about it. #InvestingInChange got a shout out in the article: There is one simple, practical thing that individuals and churches can doContinue reading “The Bishop of Colchester writes in the Church Times on the UN’s new anti-nuclear treaty”