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Thunderclap! Out of Control #Nuclear Budget(Comments Off)

April 1, 2014

We’re taking on the nuclear budget! And you can help! Two champions of a safer and more secure world, Senator Ed Markey and Congressman Earl Blumenauer have introduced new legislation. Their bills — S. 2070, the Smarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditures (SANE) Act and H.R.4107, the Reduce Expenditures in Nuclear Infrastructure Now (REIN-IN) Act — […]

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Congressional Champions Taking Steps to Reduce Nuclear Weapons Spending

On February 27, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced companion bills that would cut about $100 billion in nuclear weapons spending over the next decade. As WAND supporters know well, nuclear weapons are increasingly irrelevant for the 21st century. Moreover, they remain as immoral and dangerous as ever. The SANE and REIN-IN […]

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Still No Sanity in Nuclear Budgeting

by Erica Fein, WAND Nuclear Weapons Policy Officer The President’s budget release is a perfect time to think about our national priorities over the coming years: Do we want to invest in programs to keep America vibrant, well-educated, and healthy, or do we want a hollowed-out America where spending on expensive and unworkable weapons systems take […]

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Guest Author: Cynthia Enloe’s Report from the Syrian Women’s Peace Talks

Day I of the Syrian Women’s Peace Talks in Geneva: Prelude to the Official Syrian Peace Talks. by Cynthia Enloe Monday, January 20, 2014 If you haven’t been to Geneva, it’s a beautiful city straddling the far end of the very large Lake Geneva. Alpine hikers only have to take a tram to start a day of […]

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