Tag Archives: Los Alamos

Supporting the UN Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons

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 […]

Robert Sheer: The Terror America Wrought

Sheer: Like most of the others killed by the two American bombs, neither the children nor the adults had any role in Japan’s decision to go to war, but they were picked as the target instead of an isolated but fortified military base whose antiaircraft fire posed a higher risk. The target preferred by U.S. atomic scientists—a patch in the ocean or unpopulated terrain—was rejected, because the effect of hundreds of thousands of civilians dying would be all the more dramatic.

Gary G. Kohls: “Sowing the Wind” at Los Alamos and “Reaping the Whirlwind” at Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and Fukashima

“Down in New Mexico we were trav’lin’ along.  Stopped in Los Alamos, didn’t stay long,  But we wanted to see the scene of the crime  Where they made the A-bomb and then created a shrine.” —From Keeping the Peace, by singer-songwriter Sara Thomsen By Gary G. Kohls  MD  Duty to Warn  July 14, 2015 Seventy years […]

A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945 – by Isao Hashimoto

Uploaded by aConcernedHuman on Oct 24, 2010 Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto has created a beautiful, undeniably scary time-lapse map of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity” test near Los Alamos and concluding with Pakistan’s nuclear tests in May of 1998. This leaves out North Korea’s two […]