Correspondence with my friend Mike in Columbus, Ohio

(from Mike) – I am anxious to hear about your elections and the new PM. She sounds like someone you would have supported. What is your perspective? Read the rest of this entry »


Warship visit a challenge to nuclear free committment

The Editor

The Dominion Post,  Wellington,  12 June, 2016

Dear Editor:

The nuclear free legislation of 1987 was never complete. To deny entry of nuclear armed and powered warships was a great start; there is no such thing as ‘nuclear deterrence’ which is just a figment of a collective insanity.   Read the rest of this entry »

Nuclear war threat

The Editor, The Sunday Star-Times, Auckland

01 April, 2014

Dear Editor:

It was pleasing to read Andrea Vance’s article bringing up nuclear war in her column (23 March, “Spectre of a nuclear end still hovering”). It is healthier to talk about the subject than to force it out of our consciousness. And it should be in the discussion about New Zealand’s relationships with other countries. Read the rest of this entry »