Friday, 24th October 2014

What do Ben Spock and Barack Obama have in common?

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by in About Ben

As we pursue the world”s most dangerous extremists, we are also denying them the world”s most dangerous weapons, and pursuing the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons. Earlier this year, 47 nations embraced a work-plan to secure all vulnerable nuclear materials within four years. We have joined with Russia to sign the [...]

He raised a generation, then he started to raise hell.

Posted on 12. Sep, 2010 by in About Ben

He raised a generation, then he started to raise hell.

‘It took me until my 60s to realize that pediatrics IS politics.’ In the sixties this was never more true than perhaps, today. If you dig a little deeper into the headlines today, you will find that though the faces and the media and the wardrobes have changed, but beneath it all, we still fight for the same truths.

Benjamin Spock: His story is our history.

Posted on 12. Sep, 2010 by in About Ben

Benjamin Spock: His story is our history.

Spock’s passionate view about the illegality of the war, the danger of nuclear proliferation, the need for healthcare of all, the tolerance for homosexuality and women’s rights, define a man whose convictions remains relevant 40 years later; suggesting a visionary who was ahead of his time – and whose time has come again.