How Biden can achieve a first in arms control: A verifiable nuclear warhead freeze

Since the 1940s BOTH political parties have supported and vigorously funded nuclear weapons.  If we are to prevent nuclear war — and use our federal budget for purposes that we really need — the organizing and political pressure must come from ordinary people at the grassroots.  President Joe Biden has decades of experience in Congress — and eight years as Obama’s Vice President — supporting militarism and wars.  We must push Biden to work for peace instead.

This article was posted on December 15, 2020, by The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (www.thebulletin.org):

https://thebulletin.org/2020/12/how-biden-can-achieve-a-first-in-arms-control-a-verifiable-nuclear-warhead-freeze/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=ThursdayNewsletter12172020&utm_content=NuclearRisk_VerifiableNuke_12152020

 

 

 

 

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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at https://parallaxperspectives.org He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093 glen@parallaxperspectives.org