Oct 29, 2020
Cesar Jaramillo is director of Project Ploughshares and Kelsey Gallagher works there studying the global trade in conventional arms. They discuss their concerns about Canada's failure to obey its own laws regarding the export of weapons to countries at risk of misusing them.
Oct 29, 2020
This is the October meeting of Project Save the World's monthly Global Town Hall. We were celebrating the ratification by Honduras of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, for this was the 50th ratification, which means that in 90 days it will take force as an international law. Regrettably, it will not be...
Oct 22, 2020
Angel Alvarez and Maria Puerta, expatriates from Venezuela, join Alba Purroy, who remains in Caracas as a peacebuilder, in briefing Metta on the sources of the political impasse between two groups claiming the right to govern their homeland.
Oct 18, 2020
Physicist Frank von Hippel worked with Soviet scientists to halt the nuclear arms race during the Cold War. Because Gorbachev shared their attitude, they largely succeeded, as he explains to Metta. He continues studying the safety aspects of nuclear power and promotes a ban on the reprocessing of nuclear waste to...
Oct 9, 2020
Jill Carr-Harris led a group of Gandhian marchers from India, planning to reach Geneva a year later — but the pandemic struck. She tells Metta about their adventures in India, Pakistan, Nepal, UAE, and (especially) Armenia, where they learned about the tensions over Nagorno-Karabakh. Now that war has broken out...