Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tag: nuclear

Ground zero Nagasaki

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

‘Alexa, launch our nukes!’

“Humans are not perfect, but they can empathize with their opponents and see the bigger picture. Unlike humans, autonomous weapons would have no ability to understand the consequences of their actions, no ability to step back from the brink of war.”

Senators urge President Trump to cease reigniting nuclear arms race

“Your administration’s efforts to double down on new, unnecessary nuclear weapons while scrapping mutually beneficial treaties risks the United States sliding into another arms race with Russia and erodes U.S. nonproliferation efforts around the world.”

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.

US INF pullout will delight arms industry as it threatens to...

The reality is that it has largely been the U.S. that has been the aggressor through the terrifying and costly decades of the Cold War that this latest treaty exit action threatens to re-ignite.

Uranium leaked through floor of South Carolina nuclear plant

The leak comes as the Trump administration has promised to assist unprofitable nuclear and coal plants.

Kings Bay Plowshares: Meet two of the seven activists who secretly...

Their goal was to symbolically disarm the nuclear weapons at the base, which is home to at least six nuclear ballistic missile submarines.

Watch: Greenpeace crashes Superman drone into nuclear power plant to expose...

"This is a highly symbolic action: it shows that spent fuel pools are very accessible, this time from the air, and therefore extremely vulnerable to attack."

The ‘Radioactivity Is Good for You’ Push

While the hormesis model would result in needless death and misery, a group of pro-nuclear fanatics are drastically downplaying the dangers of radioactivity. We need to take a strong public stand against this proposed change.

Why Israel’s Security Experts Support the Iran Deal—and Iran’s Hardliners Don’t

Why is right-wing media asserting that hardline Islamists in the Islamic Republic are delighted with the Iran nuclear deal, while Israelis are concerned over their country's security when the opposite is true?

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

What will happen to Bernie?

“Make no mistake—in a world where Sanders falls short of the majority of delegates, he will have the nomination stolen from him again.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $3B over massive fraud scandal

“We are hopeful that this $3 billion penalty, along with the personnel and structural changes at the Bank, will ensure that such conduct will not reoccur.”

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggests four more years of Trump might be better for Democratic...

"Do they want Bernie to take over the Democratic Party in perpetuity? Maybe they'd rather wait 4 years and put in a Democrat that they like."