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Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear war over Kashmir: a real threat

International and grassroots peace groups are continuing to urge strong action to defuse the escalating tension between Pakistan and India over Kashmir - mostly out of fear for an “acciden

Anand Patwardhan (dir), 'War and Peace / Jang Aur Aman'

2002; running time 170 mins

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Bertrand Russell, 'Has Man a Future?'

Nottingham: Spokesman, 2001. ISBN 0 85124 638 9. 154pp, 8.99

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Nuclear utopias

During the Second World War, nuclear weapons were developed and used.

Hitoshi Takayama (ed) with the cooperation of Hiroshima citizens, 'Hiroshima. In memoriam and today'

The Himat Group 2000. Third edition, no ISBN, pp290. US$12.00. Available from World Friendship Centre, 8-10 Higashi Kannonmachi, Nishi-Ku, Hiroshima 733, Japan; or Peace Resource Centre, Plye Centre Box 1183, Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio 45177, USA

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Angie Zelter (ed), 'Trident on Trial - the case for peoples disarmament'

Luath Press 2001. ISBN 1 84282 004 4. 312pp

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Janet Bloomfield, Tim Knock, Pamela Meidell, 'And the Fence Came Tumbling Down'

Atomic Mirror 2001. VHS/PAL format, running time 10mins. More info see http://www.atomicmirror.org

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Abolitionists face prison, courts protect the bomb

Writing from prison with an update on the experiences of US activists, John La Forge continues the debate on the law and nuclear weapons.

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Business is booming!

The nuclear industry has always been intrinsically bound up with state militarism and in the globalised marketplace. Now some companies are happily crossing national boundaries with these most sensitive of commodities. Janet Kilburn looks at British government contracts for nuclear weapons production.

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De-developing nukes

From 15 December 1978

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