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[Andreas Kluth] If we can’t ban nukes, let’s stigmatize them
[Andreas Kluth] If we can’t ban nukes, let’s stigmatize them
ViewpointsSept 29, 2020
There are potential catastrophes so dire, only an approach that blurs the realist and the utopian seems appropriate. Take for example the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Adopted by the United Nations in 2017, it seeks to completely get rid of the most satanic arms ever created. The treaty’s already been signed by 84 states and ratified by 45. To take effect -- that is, to be binding on its signatories -- it needs only another handful of ratifications. And last week a group