From Armistice to Peace: Ending the Korean War

Members of the Georgia Korea Peace Campaign (Georgia WAND, Women Cross DMZ, ReGeneration Movement, Sesamo Atlanta) held our first coalition event “From Armistice to Peace: Ending the 66th Year Old Korean War” this past summer.  There were about 90 people in attendance along with approximately 6 Korean newspapers and media …

Gerrymandering? Really?

by Morgan Copeland, Census and Redistricting Fellow Recently, the Supreme Court ruled that partisan gerrymandering is allowed within the confines of the Constitution.  Gerrymandering, the practice of drawing obscure lines within congressional districts, to manipulate the political playground in favor of one party over another, has been a prominent political …

Armistice to Peace: Ending the 70 Year Old Korean War

You are invited to a public event organized by members of the Georgia Korea Peace Campaign including Women Cross DMZ, ReGeneration Movement, Sesamo Atlanta, and Georgia WAND entitled “From Armistice to Peace: Ending the 66th Year Old Korean War” on July 27, 2019.  This event will Commemorate the 66th Anniversary of the Korean …

Termination of MOX Construction By Esme Rodehaver

On February 8, 2019, the The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission terminated the construction authorization for the plutonium fuel (MOX) project at the Savannah River Site. According to Tom Clements, the director of the watchdog group Savannah River Site Watch, this means that we can now consider this project “dead.” MOX …

Nevada Sues Over Unannounced Plutonium Shipment from SRS By Esme Rodehaver

Nevada Lawsuit Over Unannounced Plutonium Shipment  In August of 2018, the federal Department of Energy (DOE) approved the transfer of a metric ton of weapons grade plutonium from their Savannah River Site in South Carolina to the Nevada National Security Site. In response, the State of Nevada filed a lawsuit …

Sunnylands Report Back By Lindsay Harper

As Georgia WAND’s Executive Director, I was invited to participate in an invitation-only retreat, which reflected on the lessons from the civil rights movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King and considered their applicability to the issue of race and nonviolent social change in America today. I was invited by the Gandhi King Institute for …