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A march to disaster: Noam Chomsky condemns Trump for pulling out...

Noam Chomsky talks about the significance of the INF treaty and the impact of Trump’s plan to pull out.

The US and Russia are playing chicken with nuclear weapon

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.

Thousands of actions nationwide call for culture of nonviolence

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.

73 years after US dropped atom bomb on Nagasaki, survivor warns...

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.

‘Earth will be annihilated:’ On 73rd anniversary of Hiroshima bombing, a...

In remembrance, we turn to the words of a Hiroshima survivor, or hibakusha.

Noam Chomsky: Survival of organized human life is at risk due...

Scientists have linked increased flooding and rainfall to climate change.

Trump Administration neuters nuclear safety board

Under a new order from the Energy Department, a nuclear safety board will have to fight for information about and access to nuclear laboratories. In the past, the board has brought serious problems at those labs to light.

Meet the reporter dragged from Trump-Putin press conference for trying to...

“It wasn’t a protest,” he says. “It was just an attempt to do serious, aggressive journalism, which I think is what we need.”

Trump’s North Korea Summit reveals Democratic Party fault lines

In the United States, Democrats and Republicans should unite behind the peace movements that are driving this diplomatic opening.

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Hate crime or isolated incident? Texas woman charged with attempted murder of Palestinian-American child

A shocking case in Euless, Texas, where a woman attempted to drown a 3-year-old Palestinian-American child, has sparked demands for a hate crime investigation amid rising anti-Muslim sentiments.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

MAGA bottom line: less about grievance, policy or values than know-it-all, esteem-buoying Trumpian absolutism

Trump steps up Nixonian arrogance (“if a president does it, that makes it legal”) into imperial privilege – if Trump the genius says it, that makes it true.

Justice Thomas sparks outrage with defense of gun rights for domestic abusers

Clarence Thomas stands alone in dissent as the Supreme Court upholds a law prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing firearms, sparking outrage and renewed calls for judicial accountability.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.