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| 3rd AWSF, Paris, 2-4 November 2017 :|
Everything’s Going Great, Monsieur le Président.
The third Antinuclear World Social Forum (FSMA in French) met in Paris on 2-4 Novemeber 2017. Around 450 people from over 20 countries took part. It was a clear success.
On 5 November a delegation went to Bure, a key site in the struggle against the burial of nuclear wastes.
Below, you will find echoes of the event, which included a song-message which the participants sang the previous day, on the Place de la République, directed at President Macron, using the [famously ironic] tune of (...)
| Marching On towards Nuclear Crime |
Published in French 19 october 2017 The Government and the EDF (Electricité de France), in their long march to get the Flamanville EPR into service, have just passed an important milestone, with the blessing of the Council of State on 16 October. It is now well-known that EPR is not just a financial abyss, a textbook case of trickery, negligence, cheating, dissimulations and misappropriations, but also a technological aberration, a cluster of malpractices, and the most brilliant promise (...)
| The Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons. What Now?|
Published in French on 6 October 2017
On 7 July 2017 in New York, 122 nations approved a treaty outlawing nuclear weapons. All UN member states are invited to sign and ratify it, as from 20 September 2017. It will enter into force three months after the 50th ratification. (1) Most French people are unaware of this, yet it is an event of major importance.
The end of an exception.
After Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the nuclear arms race engendered by the Cold War threatened humankind, and (...)
6 October 2017
Nobel Prize for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons
21 September 2017
In New York, and in the Bure Region (Champagne), France Digs Herself Deeper into Nuclear Folly
3 August 2017
Letter to the President of the French Republic
8 July 2017
Is Nuclear Deterrence Dead?
23 June 2017
15 June 2017
Direct from New York: the UN Conference for a Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons
9 May 2017
France should hear the speech of common sense of Austria