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April 14, 2021 GlenAnderson 0

You visited this blog because you care about important issues, such as peace, climate, economics, democracy, social justice, human rights, or ___________. YOU can make MUCH MORE PROGRESS on important issues by strengthening your skills in organizing nonviolent grassroots movements! Let’s set smart goals and devise smart strategies.  Let’s reach out to the public more effectively than we have been doing.  Let’s devise ways to be more effective in how we nonviolently push the people who have the official power to serve the broad public interest. ALL OF US — new people, experienced organizers, and everybody in between — can […]

Re-Thinking National Security

March 20, 2021 GlenAnderson 0

On March 10, 2021, I spoke to a worldwide audience (about 1/3 in the U.S. and Canada, about 1/3 in Europe, and about 1/3 in other continents) as the featured speaker for their organization’s speaker series. I spoke about “Re-Thinking National Security.” They recorded this Zoom event.  You can watch it at this link: https://ubiverse.org/documents/humanity-rising-day-201—recording Also, I am attaching an essay I wrote that is that is similar to what I said during the speaking engagement. You can read my essay at this link: Re-Thinking ‘National Security’ — An Essay in 3 Parts

Coming events: Late March 2021

March 20, 2021 GlenAnderson 0

Check out the schedule here The List of Speakers Include: Medea Benjamin, Daniel Ellsberg, Kathy Kelly, S. Brian Willson, David Swanson, Norman Solomon, Peter Phillips, Jeff Cohen, Ann Wright, Peter Kuznick, Roy Bourgeois, Bruce Gagnon, Joel Andreas, Gerald Horne, Matthew Hoh, David Vine, Mickey Huff, Eric Mann, Jodie Evans, Gerry Condon, Carl Boggs, Jim Lafferty, John Parker , Marcy Winograd, Jeremy Kuzmarov, Alice Slater, Michael Novick, Carley Towne, Ed Rampell & Others. This online event is FREE! Register here! Monday March 22, 5:00 pm Pacific Time: Budget 101 As the budget season heats up, Beyond the Bomb is working with Foreign Policy for America to put on […]

Nuclear Weapons: History, Science and the Public: TV program and more information

March 15, 2021 GlenAnderson 0

The April 2021 interview on “Glen’s Parallax Perspectives” TV series helps you understand how nuclear weapons came into existence – and the science behind them – and the public’s reactions to learning about the hard realities. From ancient times, people have wondered how the natural world works.  People have also wondered how they could use the power of the natural world to kill their enemies.  Modern science and engineering allowed people to increase their knowledge – and increase their ability to kill. Since the 1940s nuclear weapons have been part of our reality.  Most people try to avoid thinking about […]

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March 15, 2021 GlenAnderson 0

“NUCLEAR WEAPONS NOWADAYS: What You Can Know and Do” This FREE 4-session course is informative and fascinating! Sign up now to take it either in MAY or in JULY 2021 (your choice of Tuesdays or Saturdays in either month). We use Zoom video, so people everywhere take our course. Please share this opportunity with your friends. Scroll down to see the easy way to sign up. The Cold War ended three decades ago, but nuclear weapons remain a threat to the world.  Many recent and current actions by the U.S. government have sharply increased the danger of nuclear war in […]

The Quaker-based lobby FCNL urges Biden to take these actions in his first 100 days

January 19, 2021 GlenAnderson 0

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is a Quaker-based organization that informs the public and lobbies the government on behalf of peace, human rights, social & economic justice, and other important issues. Here is what they urge President Biden to do during his first 100 days in office: https://www.fcnl.org/updates/2021-01/first-100-days-fcnls-recommendations-biden-administration?akid=15527.97899.Bu9-gN&rd=1&t=19&utm_campaign=thisweek&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ak&utm_term=15527.97899.Bu9-gN        

New records show Trump’s DOJ rushed a no-bid contract for lethal injection drugs

January 6, 2021 GlenAnderson 0

Abolish the federal death penalty: Even if Trump does reluctantly leave office, his mania for executing people will continue until we force Congress to pass legislation to actually ABOLISH the federal death penalty. Take action: send a letter to your U.S. representative right now and urge them to co-sponsor H.R. 4052, which will end the death penalty at the federal level.  CLICK TO SEND THIS to your U.S. Representative:  https://actionnetwork.org/letters/end-the-death-penalty?akid=983.70235.JtxXn4&rd=1&referrer=group-ayanna-pressley-for-congress&source=ayanna_email&t=2    After many years with no federal executions, Trump and his Attorney General William Barr have been hell-bent to execute people.  They executed eight persons since bringing back the federal death penalty […]