All members of Science for Peace should have a subscription to Peace Magazine, because this is now our regular vehicle for communication of ideas. Canadian subscriptions (including GST) are $17.50 /one year, and $ 30 /two years. There are 6 issues per year. Peace Magazine is located at 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2R4. Listed below are the articles that appeared in the Science for Peace section of Peace Magazine during 1996. Back issues are available from Peace Magazine.
The Old Yugoslavia Re-visited A Conversation by Patricia Albanese, Slobodan Drakulic, and Andrew Ignatieff.
A Doctor Without Borders: James Orbinski Interviewed by Metta Spencer.
Kofi Annan: A New Kind of Secretary General By Angus Archer.
Vanunu: the Dam Breaks Israeli public opinion is beginning to pay heed to some of the implications of Mordechai Vanunu’s long imprisonment for drawing attention to the country’s nuclear weapons program. By Mordecai Briemberg.
Will the Nobel Prize Help East Timor? East Timorese diplomat Jose Ramo Horta and Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo share the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize. Analysis by David Webster.
Close Calls of the Nuclear Age We came close to a nuclear war several times, though few people realized it. Excerpts from a paper by David Morgan, selected and edited by Ron Shirtliff.
Star Wars for Canada? The U.S. government is pushing for Canadian participation in its three new ballistic missile defence programs. Ann Denholm Crosby and Bill Robinson are revealing the news. By J.M. Dykstra.
The People Versus the Bomb The World Court has Decided that Nuclear Weapons are Virtually Always Illegal. By Bev Delong, Bill Robinson, and Henrietta Langran DesBrisay.
Consensus in Canberra: No Nukes from Now On! Australia Invited a Panel of Experts to Plan the Future of Disarmament. By Alan F. Phillips.
There’s Now a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty! Here’s how it came about and what we can expect next. By Ron Shirtliff.
Global Action for Peace at the Local Level It’s time to convert the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory! By Marc Pilisuk.
September/ October 1996
On the Road with Roche Douglas Roche is on a cross-Canada tour, asking city councils to sign a resolution against nuclear weapons. Interview by Shirley Farlinger.
Angels Don’t Play This HAARP Derek Paul reviews a book that exposes the Pentagon’s sinister electromagnetic warfare project, under test in Alaska.
Israel: Is Peace Still Possible? Have the death of Rabin and the election of Netanyahu changed everything? By Diana Zisserman-Brodsky.
The Peace Arch’s International Mission Begins at Home For 75 years, the International Peace Arch has stood as a monument to peace. By Richard E. Clark.
Scarcity and Conflict: Homer-Dixon’s Findings Tad Homer-Dixon considers war to be a result of the destruction of nature. By Colleen Malone
Ingenuity Gaps and Democracy There’s a link between Homer-Dixon’s research and research recognizing democracy as a solution to social and environmental problems. By John Bacher.
Becoming a Peace Researcher: A Profile of Walter Dorn Walter Dorn was an undergraduate science student when Science for Peace chose him as their U.N. representative. He has never looked back. By Metta Spencer.
To End The Crusades: A Peace Declaration Working toward a new beginning in Christian Muslim relations. By Johan Galtung and Peter Atteslander.
A Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty Is controlling the production of fissile materials a way to cap nuclear arsenals?. By M.V. Ramana.
U.S. Nuclear Policy From Ron to Bill America still hasn’t abandoned its first-use nuclear posture. By F.H. Knelman.
The Dayton Accord: Pro and Con and Pro and Con Andrew Pakula and David Parnas debate the merits of the agreement that has ended the war in the former Yugoslavia.
Gross Violations of Human Rights When should the world intervene in the internal affairs of states? By Hanna Newcombe.
What are Nuclear Bombs For? A Military Perspective They are worse than useless. You knew that, but now hear it from a former nuclear submarine commander. By Commander Robert Green, Royal Navy (Ret.)
Peace, Technology and the Role of Ordinary People What happens when militarists run out of enemies? They transpose militarism into a globalized market and forget about the needs of human beings. By Ursula Franklin.