2022 Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War: Rebuilding a Broader Movement

Saturday, January 29, 2022 - 2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of panels and workshops that will focus on reducing the threat of nuclear war.  Please check back for updated information regarding speakers and panelists. This will be a virtual event. Registration coming soon.

2:10 pm: DANGERS AND COSTS

           Prohibiting First Use of Nuclear Weapons

            Resisting a New Cold War with China 

          How the Nuclear Weapons Manufacturers Influence Policy 

 3:10PM: PATHS FORWARD

            Prospects for Changing U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policies 

            Role of the Congressional Progressive Caucus in Promoting Nuclear Disarmament 

            A Fusion Movement Countering the War Economy 

4:00: Break

4:10 pm: BREAKOUT WORKSHOPS: WORKING SESSIONS

Listed below in arbitrary  order. 

A. Growing in New Congressional Districts  

B. Promoting Nuclear Disarmament in Rotary Clubs

C. Promoting ND within Communities of Faith

D. Advancing the Back From the Brink Resolution

E. Advancing No First Use Legislation

F. Cutting the Budget for New Nuclear Weapons

G. Resisting a New Cold War and Promoting International Treaties

H.Fund Healthcare Not Warfare; Recruiting in the Public Health Community

I. Recruiting Campus Faculty

J. No Wars, No Warming 

K. Mobilizing Cultural Workers, Musicians and Artists

L. Working with Our Revolution Chapters

M. Working with Poor Peoples Campaign Chapters

N. Designing Direct Actions including Divestment 

5:15 pm:  MOVING FORWARD

            U.S. House and Senate Spokespersons – TBA

            Moving our Ideas  into Political Action

6:00 pm Adjourn.

Hosted by Radius@MIT with Co-Sponsorship with MassPeace Action, The Massachusetts Poor People's Campaign; additional co-sponsors TBA

 

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