Takeshi Araki: Mayor of the Month

August is Mayors for Peace month. At the start of the month we marked the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Sadly, some politicians failed to notice this as they were too busy posturing about their nuclear prowess.   I can only hope they see some sense and learn some lessons from

2020 Peace

Following on from my recent article about Mayors for Peace, which you can read here, this is a more detailed look at the 2020 vision project that aims to abolish nuclear weapons.   It may seem like a controversial proposal given recent events but find out why it makes a lot of sense.   For

Time for peace

In an instant, a city was reduced to a desolate wasteland.   In a moment, tens of thousands of people lost their lives.   In a heartbeat, the world was changed.   There are few moments in history that have almost immeasurable impact. The bombing of Hiroshima is one of them. Sunday marked the 72nd