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Discussion on Zoom:
Obstacles to Nuclear Abolition: Telling the Truth About the
Relationship between the US and Russia:
A Conversation With Alice Slater and David Swanson

moderated by Robin Lloyd, Co-Chair of the Disarm/End Wars Committee of Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, US Section, on September 20, 2020. 

Disarm Committee YouTube channel – 
World Beyond War - http://


Photo by permission of

Alice Slater


Photo by permission of

David Swanson

Alice Slater - As a member of the Lawyers Alliance for Nuclear Arms Control, Alice travelled to Russia and China on numerous delegations engaged in ending the arms race and banning the bomb.  She serves on the Board of WorldBeyondWar and is a UN NGO Representative of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.  She is on the Board of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, the Global Council of Abolition 2000, and the Advisory Board of  Nuclear Ban-US, supporting the mission of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for its work in realizing the successful UN negotiations for a Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.   She is also a member of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, US Section.

David Swanson -  An author, activist, journalist, and radio host, David is co-founder and executive director of and campaign coordinator for Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie. His blog, photos and videos can be found at and He hosts Talk Nation Radio, is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and was awarded the 2018 Peace Prize by the U.S. Peace Memorial Foundation. 

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