"Demonstrating dramatic downsizing by way of example, both superpowers can jointly demand that the seven other nuclear states follow."
By Steve McKeown Original to Rise Up Times Nukewatch Summer 2020 This coming August the National Veterans for Peace (VFP) Convention was to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the Trinity bomb test in New Mexico. The theme of More
"Since January, Trump has escalated...threats to survival. He has continued his project of dismantling the arms control regime that has provided some protection against nuclear disaster."
Our lives and much of what we’re accustomed to will have been changed forever by the coronavirus but the existential danger presented by nuclear weapons remains unless we act collectively as we have during the pandemic. The remarkable project described here entailed visits to all of the towns and cities in Minnesota and provides proof More
The Ribbon Minnesota action, created one piece at a time, will culminate in marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima on August 4, 2020 By Karen Levad Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) Newsletter Volume 38 Number 1 Winter 2020 Members at Spirit of St. Stephen’s Catholic Community in Minneapolis thought that More
Why should the United States have the power to control what others are doing elsewhere in the world? I mean, it’s an outlandish situation. It goes on all the time. We never even notice it. At least there’s no comment on it. https://youtu.be/WNIHZZ6qlgI On April 12, 2019, hundreds of people packed into the Old More
“Recent scientific studies have found that a war fought with the deployed U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals would leave Earth virtually uninhabitable,”
Both parties have moved to the right during the neoliberal period of the past generation. Mainstream Democrats are now pretty much what used to be called “moderate Republicans.” Meanwhile, the Republican Party has largely drifted off the spectrum, becoming what respected conservative political analyst Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein call a “radical insurgency” that has virtually abandoned normal parliamentary politics.
▶ Noam Chomsky: All Are Trapped By An Institutional Logic That Is Deeply Pathological and That Must Be Cured and Quickly If We Are Not To Put An End To The Human Race
Commentary covers a range of topics from Israel/Palestine to climate change to health care and more... Noam Chomsky with David Barsimian, Conversation, 18 March 2015 https://youtu.be/yIsKwjVuOr4 Noam Chomsky with David Barsamian, Preview, 18 March 2015 https://youtu.be/azjmZUeHM0I Dandelion Salad with Noam Chomsky Lannan Foundation March 19, 2015 Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check More
Five Minutes to Midnight By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter February 2012 The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the hands of its Doomsday Clock to five minutes to midnight, due to inadequate progress on nuclear weapons reduction and proliferation. Are we doomed, or can we turn back the hands of time? As the More