This is a moment to be pressing President Biden and those around him to embrace a no first strike doctrine, for Congress to defund the land-based ICBMs and other nuclear first strike weapons, to initiate negotiation of an Asia-Pacific Freeze to halt the suicidal arms race.
Peace Movements’ Perspectives on the AUKUS Military Pact Joseph Gerson IPB/AEPF/CPDCS Webinar – October 8, 2021 Let me begin by thanking IPB and the Asia-Europe People’s Forum for their inspired leadership in bringing together our incipient coalition and for organizing today’s webinar. To state the obvious, even as Joe Biden will be meeting virtually with […]
Jackie Cabasso: framing remarks regarding growing U.S. – China tensions Peace & Planet Strategy Meeting – September 18, 2021 We stand at a nuclear crossroads, in a sharply divided world. While the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons represents the total repudiation of nuclear weapons by most of the states that don’t possess them, […]
How China threat narratives feed anti-Asian racism and how to fight back We analyze how the recent trend of inflated “China threat” narratives is feeding anti-Asian racism, the interests driving this trend, and outline a potential counter narrative strategy. We distinguish between the inflated China threat narratives that are most likely to feed racism, and […]
President Biden’s European sojourn has been a signal effort to restructure the global disorder to reinforce U.S. hegemony and to contain and manage China’s rise.