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The Legacy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

                            Summer is normally a time for vacations, carefree thinking, and celebrating our nation’s birthday. But for many people in the United States and around the globe, it is also a time to reflect on anniversaries that forever changed the world: the [...]

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A New Step Toward Diplomacy with Iran

                    Working Toward Reconciliation with Iran: Your Efforts Paid Off Thank you, WAND members, for reaching out to your members of Congress urging a future of peace and reconciliation with Iran! The letter was unprecedented for the U.S. Congress – with  131 members signing the bipartisan [...]

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Congressmen Voice Concerns of Wasteful Spending on Nuclear Weapons

Special Account From a Budget Hearing: Congressmen Voice Concerns of Wasteful Spending on Nuclear Weapons Thursday, June 13, 2013 Surprising remarks regarding nuclear weapons were made at the House Committee on the Budget hearing titled “The Department of Defense and the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget”. The witnesses, Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, General Martin E. [...]

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Time for a New Budget Tune

Note: This blog is part of the #HERvotes blog carnival. Out of concern about the Ryan Budget’s impact on women, WAND is joining a number of women’s organizations including Moms Rising, Feminist Majority, Ms. Magazine, AAUW and others in an effort to make women’s voices heard concerning the extreme anti-woman Ryan House Budget. Check this [...]

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BLOG-New START, Old Opposition

First thing I saw today in my inbox was a letter from a colleague in the anti-proliferation movement. His email included a link to a few recent internet blog posts and action items. He went on to explain how the opposition to New START appeared to be growing. Needless to say, this is not exactly [...]

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