Lucy Goodchild van Hilten wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Lucy is a writing fellow for Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. She is a writer with a master’s of science degree in the history of science, medicine, and technology from Imperial College London. She has served as assistant editor of Microbiology Today. Find her online at telllucy.com and follow her on Twitter @LucyGoodchild.
The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.