Sunday, May 24, 2020

Tag: nuclear weapons

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.

Chomsky: Nuclear weapons, climate change & the undermining of democracy threaten...

Noam Chomsky looks at how the threat of nuclear war remains one of the most pressing issues facing mankind.

A farewell to arms control?

Let’s hope that the Trump administration proves to be the detour on the path to finally bidding farewell to nuclear arms.

What’s behind Bolton’s attacks on the ‘troika of tyranny’?

With all eyes focused these days on Trump and his myriad crimes, John Bolton’s speeches are a reminder that even worse options are waiting in the wings.

A new nuclear arms race: As NATO marks 70th anniversary, threat...

President Trump used the anniversary to push for NATO countries to increase military spending.

South Asia’s nuclear-armed neighbors pull back from the abyss

The international community can only hope that the carnage and chaos of February was the last in a tragic series of encounters between nuclear neighbors that could otherwise lead South Asia to devastation and the world to nuclear winter.

CodePink’s Medea Benjamin on peace delegation to Iran & fallout from...

Mohammad Javad Zarif did not offer any reason for his resignation, simply writing, “I sincerely apologize for the inability to continue serving and for all the shortcomings during my service.”

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Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

Court reaffirms Keystone XL’s non-pipeline construction permit invalid, again

“Constructing pipelines through rivers, streams and wetlands without analyzing the impacts on imperiled species is unconscionable."

GOP ‘plot to gut social security behind closed doors’ gains steam in Senate COVID-19...

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Watch out Trump: Here comes the team of Biden, Obama, Sanders, and Bloomberg

It will be so interesting and very exciting to watch this formidable team in action. Many, many Americans will be tuning into their radios and TV channels to listen to what they say about Trump to take him down and out.