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Jun 25, 2019

Could a hacker break into the nuclear weapons control of the US or Russia and launch a nuclear war? The answer is: Maybe. Andrew Futter, a professor in Britain addressed that question in his book, Hacking the Bomb, and discusses it with Hans-Christian Breede, a professor at Canada's Royal Military College, and...


Jun 17, 2019

Erika Simpson and Metta discuss their common concerns as academic Canadian peace researchers — the recent meeting of the Canadian Peace Research Association, the recent prepcom for the NPT review conference (which fails, portending another failure next year) and Erika's research at NATO.


Jun 11, 2019

Andre Kamenshikov is a Russian peace worker in Ukraine. He and Metta discuss the attitudes of the people they know about such issues as climate change, the conflict in the Donbas region, the trees along Russia's border with China, and why Andre envied his high school friend for living closer to the subway.


May 25, 2019

Nadine Bloch, Puppet-maker, peace educator, and author of Beautiful Trouble and SNAP (a guide to nonviolent resistance) shows Metta Spencer that a successful campaign requires two different kinds of approach – conflict resolution and the ability to acquire people power by demanding social change.


Apr 22, 2019

An architect, Paul Dowsett, and the president of a carpenter's union, Michael Yorke, discuss with Metta Spencer their preferred building materials (mainly wood, nowadays) to reduce carbon emissions and keep heat inside or outside the house, depending on the time of year. If you live in a high-rise they are looking...