Monday, August 2, 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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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

‘Gathering storm’: How ‘rogue’ companies are buying up North Sea oil and gas

As oil majors exit the North Sea, the region’s new players bring a track record of lobbying against climate policy, polluting the environment, and committing alleged labor violations.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.