The antinuclear movement has fluctuated between gigantic (in the 1980s) and almost nonexistent (the 1970s, now). What accounts for these remarkable variations? Is it possible to identify the factors that touched off the remarkable surges in participation in the 1960s and 1980s? If it were possible, could such factors be put into play today?
Issue: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 71 Issue 2
Keywords: Canada, Cuban Missile Crisis, Harper government, INF Treaty, Reykjavik, above-ground testing, antinuclear movement, corporate model, hotline, limited test ban, media relations, nuclear protest, nuclear weapons, public interest science, science funding, science in democracies