Lets Say NO!! to Weaponized and Surveillance Drones in NYC.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to receive information on how you can participate in campaign to get NYC Council to vote against bringing drones into NYC.
In an article in the May 20 edition of the New York Daily News, reporter Tina Moore comments on William Bratton’s support for the concept of drones in the following way: “Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the unmanned machines equipped with cameras and tiny microphones could help spy on crime hotspots–like housing projects, where shootings are up about 32% this year.” Continue reading →
No More Hiroshimas! No More Nagasakis! No More Fukushimas!
Did you know?? In March 2013, Norway hosted a conference in Oslo on the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons, with 127 governments in attendance. The US boycotted this conference! A follow-on conference is scheduled in Mexico in early 2014. The U.S. has not committed to attending.
In May 2013, a new United Nations working group began meeting in Geneva “to develop proposals to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons.” The first ever UN High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament will take place on September 26, 2013, in New York. But, the US is refusing to participate in the UN Disarmament Working Group, and has been silent on the September meeting.