Tag: nuclear weapons
Noam Chomsky talks about the significance of the INF treaty and the impact of Trump’s plan to pull out.
While the current administration seems to run on uncontrollable testosterone, the problem of nuclear weapons didn’t start with them, even its immediate predecessor helped to bring about this impasses.
Over the course of a week, tens of thousands of people connected the dots between racism, poverty, greed, war, nuclear weapons and environmental destruction, and called for justice and a new culture of nonviolence.
In 1954, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing 74,000 people and forever changing the lives of those who survived the nuclear attack.
In remembrance, we turn to the words of a Hiroshima survivor, or hibakusha.
Scientists have linked increased flooding and rainfall to climate change.
“It wasn’t a protest,” he says. “It was just an attempt to do serious, aggressive journalism, which I think is what we need.”
In the United States, Democrats and Republicans should unite behind the peace movements that are driving this diplomatic opening.