The Urgency of Banning Nukes: Conversation with Ivana Nikolic Hughes
June 16, 2022
Helena Cobban and Amelle Zeroug
This was the fourth conversation in Just World Educational's project to produce and share multimedia resources to inform, educate, and engage new generations of (especially) Americans on the need to Ban All Nuclear Weapons and dismantle all existing nuclear arsenals, including our own.Support the show
In this convo, co-hosts Helena Cobban and Amelle Zeroug talked to Ivana Nikolic Highes, President of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.
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What issues do you hope will be addressed in Vienna?
Can you give us a timeline and scale of American nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands?
What are the consequences of that scale of testing for the Marshallese?
How does one measure the impact of nuclear fallout?
How do you measure the human impact of this level of radiation?
Has there been an effort by the US to do any type of environmental cleanup?
What does accountability look like for nations that have engaged in nuclear testing? How is that addressed by the TPNW?
Why is it that the Marshall Islands haven't signed onto the TPNW?
How has the K=1 project worked in collaboration with groups in other countries?
How does US nuclear testing compare to the tests done by the French in Algeria and in the Kanak Islands?
Did communities need to be relocated as a result of nuclear testing?