Hello, this is Blase Bonpane with World Focus, produced by the Office of the Americas and available at KPFK.org, where we are heard internationally. Friends, next month most of the world’s governments will meet at the United Nations for a month-long nuclear non-proliferation treaty review. Thousands of people from around the world will mobilize to demand the total elimination of nuclear weapons and to connect and strengthen the movements for peace and environmental, economic and racial justice. This is a very important date. On April 26, the Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just, & Sustainable World will culminate with a Peace Festival held at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across the street from the United Nations. There we will deliver your signature, along with millions of others from Japan and around the world, to UN officials, calling on all governments to enter immediate negotiations to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons.
Before, I might add, they eliminate us. Read More