Boston Should Lead the Way Toward the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

Everyone in Boston knows that when a house catches ablaze, lives are saved by pulling the fire alarm. Sirens wail, trucks race down the street, and a fire crew comes to the rescue. But what if the fires haven’t started, yet are close to being ignited, on a scale that would dwarf – by more than a thousand-fold – the 1942 Cocoanut Grove fire that killed 492 Bostonians?

Today and every day, those fires could be only minutes away, ignited by the detonation of even a single nuclear warhead in Boston, perhaps as a result of a Russian computer malfunction, perhaps from a ship in which a single terrorist warhead lies smuggled in a disguised shipping container. But what can Bostonians do? Continue reading “Boston Should Lead the Way Toward the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons”