Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Talk Nation Radio: Timmon Wallis on Warheads to Windmills: How to Pay for a Green New Deal

Timmon Wallis is the author of Disarming the Nuclear Argument and The Truth About Trident. He has a PhD in Peace Studies from Bradford University in England, and has been working on nuclear disarmament and other peace issues since the 1970s. Most recently, he was Program Manager for Peace and Disarmament for Quakers in Britain, before moving back to Northampton, Massachusetts. He has also been Executive Director of the Nonviolent Peaceforce. As a member of the ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) team at the UN in 2017, Timmon took part in the negotiations which led to the adoption by 122 countries of the Nuclear Ban Treaty and won ICAN the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. With his new partner, Vicki Elson, he is now running NuclearBan.US, the campaign to get cities and states in the United States to comply with the Nuclear Ban Treaty. Wallis recently authored a report called Warheads to Windmills: How to Pay for a Green New Deal.
Total run time: 29:00
Host: David Swanson.
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