Monday, December 22, 2014

The #1 Question for #NoNukesTuesday in 2015

I saw this post today and it summed up everything I have been thinking:

from Gaukhar @GaukharM
Massive anti-#nuclear war and testing protests of 80s-90s had serious impact;
hope for effect of #HINW now - Dr Muller #DisarmDial @Wilton Park

I have heard this stated again and again: the massive anti-nuclear protests -- starting in the 1980s -- had a big impact.

I take inspiration from this image of the protest in Central Park in 1982:

New York City, Central Park:  No Nukes Mobilization, 1982

SO: If this is true -- if mass mobilization and mass action really DOES make a difference -- what should this motivate us to do in 2015? 

This question is particularly urgent in the light of the make-or-break nature of the 2015 Review Conference on the NPT (Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons), taking place at the UN in New York City beginning in late April.


Testify: Were you part of past successful mass
mobilizations against nukes? 
Tell people about it! 

Organize: Find others in your area and 
M O B I L I Z E !

Innovate: Times have changed -- 
contribute your new ideas about how to mobilize 
successfully in these new times!

Share: Participate in #NoNukesTuesday

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