Saturday, April 1, 2023

Tag: nuclear weapons

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.”

Doomsday redux

The most dangerous weapon ever rolls off the nuclear assembly line.

Ground zero Nagasaki

It’s essential for us to remember such grim details, not just for the sake of history, but for our future.

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Covering (up) antiwar protest in US media

The national press is a no show.

California passes law to fine oil companies over price gouging

The new law prohibiting fuel price gouging will go into effect June 26.

US auctions giant stretch of Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling

Coming on the heels of the Willow decision, this certainly feels like another step backwards in the fight against climate change, which this administration has said is an existential threat.”

To hell and back

It is time to set in motion policies that would uplift veterans instead of pouring yet more staggering sums into a military that’s only sent so many of us to hell and back in this century?