The Bomb on My Back Webinar: Commemorating & Learning From Courageous Hibakusha

At the Greater Manchester Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Webinar on August 9, 2020, Joseph Gerson (President and co-founder of CPDCS) delivered a speech titled “The Bomb on My Back Webinar: Commemorating & Learning From Courageous Hibakusha”. In the speech, Gerson talks about two of the most tortured, courageous and inspiring Hibakusha he was privileged to know […]

South China Sea Provocations & Meeting China Halfway

NEW YORK, July 22nd, 2020 – CPDCS President and Co-founder Joseph Gerson published an article with the International Peace Bureau calling for deescalation and common security in the South China Sea. In reference to Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry by Lyle J. Goldstein, a professor at the U.S. Naval War College, Gerson […]

Trigger Fingers, Nuclear NATO, and Building Back Better

“While the corona virus sweeps through our families and communities, there is another existential threat we should be mobilizing to prevent: nuclear war. This danger was highlighted in early July, by retired Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, formerly Secretary of Defense Colin Powell’s chief of staff, who remains well connected within the Washington elite, shared disturbing news. […]

Facing History and Ourselves: Article by Joseph Gerson

Facing History and Ourselves: Full Spectrum Dominance, White Supremacy, Hiroshima & Nagasaki “If justice is indivisible, it follows that our struggles against injustice must be united.” – Angela Davis “The image of these police officers squeezing the life out of Floyd might serve as a metaphor for the way U.S. Administrations have for generations, dealt […]

A Critical Time for Action

If the Covid 19 pandemic has demonstrated nothing else, it is that very low probability, very high impact calamities do indeed happen, with world shattering results. Jerry Ross (CPDCS Treasurer) published a recent article for Mass Peace Action, calling for political action towards nuclear disarmament at this critical moment. You can read the full article […]