Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tag: nuclear weapons

Squad & Co: Unite as a block to downsize Biden’s military...

This is the moment to demand a substantial cut in military spending that defunds new nuclear weapons.

Feeding two birds with one hand

“Nuclear weapons are always in the wrong hands.”

The beginning of the end for nuclear weapons

Few antiwar activists ever thought they'd see nuclear weapons banned, but thanks to dedicated organizing, a historic UN treaty goes into effect today.

UN bans nuclear weapons; fifty nations ratify international treaty

"We continue to call for an elimination of all nuclear weapons worldwide."

Effective January 1, 2021 nuclear weapons will be illegal

50th country ratifies UN treaty banning nuclear weapons!

A thousand times worse

In reality, Americans have never been shy about killing on a mass scale in the alleged cause of righteousness and democracy.

Space Force’s blabbermouth-in-chief

The odds are our commander-in-chief has just given a case of the jitters to the entire defensive—and offensive—apparatus of the nuclear world.

America’s rush back to nuclear weapons

Lawrence Wilkerson is the former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell. He is current the Distinguished Adjunct Professor of...

Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the spies who prevented a criminal US with...

Seventy-four years ago yesterday, the U.S. dropped the first-ever atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, a non-military target of several hundred...

Nuclear disarmament should be a top 2020 campaign issue but is...

With none of the major presidential candidates raising this kind of nuclear disarmament program, it is up to the US peace movement and Green Party candidates up and down the ticket to inject these demands into the 2020 elections.

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Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than people realize

Drinking water should be assumed to be chemically unsafe until proven otherwise.

Government defends praising tar sands industry figures as COP26 ‘climate champions’

Five of the individuals praised at COP26 event hold senior roles at fossil fuel companies and investors, including the Royal Bank of Canada and Suncor.

Pay a living wage or ‘flip your own damn burgers’: Progressives blast right-wing narrative...

"We do not have a shortage of willing workers in this country. We have a shortage of employers who are willing to pay workers enough to live."

The real problem with Bill Gates and neoliberal optimism

The progressive left needs to confront the fact that plutocratic philanthropists like Gates care much more about preserving the systems that continue to multiply their wealth.