Tag Archives: Non-Proliferation Treaty

Theresa May Says “Yes,” She’s Prepared to Kill Hundreds of Thousands in Nuke Attack

The UK Parliament on Monday voted to renew Trident, Britain’s aging nuclear weapons system. New UK Prime Minister Theresa May. (Photo: Reuters) By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer  Common Dreams  July 18, 2016 As the BBC explains, “the MPs’ vote approves the manufacture of four replacement submarines at a current estimated cost of £31bn”—though campaigners have put […]

Peter Cohen> Peace Talk and War Budget

“I’ve determined that we can ensure the security of America and our allies, and maintain a strong and credible strategic deterrent, while reducing our deployed strategic nuclear weapons by up to one third.” — Obama’s Berlin speech, Wall Street Journal, June 25, 2013. By Peter G Cohen  Saturday, 06 July 2013  Truthout | Op-Ed Mr. President, This is […]

(Cartoon) Washington Goes AWOL

As world powers gather for nuclear-disarmament talks, where is the United States? Khalil Bendib  Thursday 11 July 2013   Nation of Change ABOUT KHALIL BENDIB Award-winning Berkeley-based editorial cartoonist Khalil Bendib’s cartoons are regularly featured in dozens of small and mid-size newspapers across the country, and they can be viewed at www.bendib.com. They have also been […]

Chomsky: America Acts Like It Owns the World, While Endangering the Planet from Nuclear War and Climate Change

Chomsky: America Acts Like It Owns the World, While Endangering the Planet from Nuclear War and Climate Change Inability to face the truth about ourselves in this country is all too common a feature across American society. By Noam Chomsky October 26, 2012  Democracy Now via AlterNet.org  Note: In a recent speech, Professor Chomsky examined topics largely ignored […]

Noam Chomsky> The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace

The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace by Noam Chomsky  Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by Common Dreams It is not easy to escape from one’s skin, to see the world differently from the way it is presented to us day after day. But it is useful to try. Let’s take a few examples. The war […]

Noam Chomsky: The Imperial Way

Noam Chomsky: The Imperial Way by Noam Chomsky   15 February 2012    TomDispatch via truthout.org Sailors direct aircraft on the flight deck of the carrier USS John C. Stennis, in the North Arabian Sea, January 10, 2012. (Photo: Tyler Hicks / The New York Times) ALSO SEE:  “Losing” the World: American Decline in Perspective In the […]