Tag Archives: North Korea
William Hartung | The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker: Never Has a Society Spent More for Less
Put another way, preparations for and the pursuit of war will ensure that any future America is dirtier, sicker, poorer, more rickety, and less safe.
Chomsky on the GOP: Has Any Organization Ever Been So Committed to Destruction of Life on Earth? (Videos)
“We’re not part of this. In fact, we’re going to try to undermine it.” We’re going to maximize the use of fossil fuels—could carry us past the tipping point. We’re not going to provide funding for—as committed in Paris, to developing countries that are trying to do something about the climate problems.
“Our simplistic historic understanding of fascism needs to be challenged,” warns McAliskey, “fascism is not German, it’s not the Nazism of the Second World War … it starts in the heads of individuals with the idea that what keeps you disadvantaged is that some lesser breed has taken what belongs to you.”
“The people of North and South Korea want peace and they want a peace treaty. They do not want their country to be bombed or their government to bomb others. “
What has most people on edge and in a state of alarm is that these briefings take place amid dangerous tensions and brinkmanship on the Korean peninsula.
the essential antecedents of war are being established based on anonymous “experts” and “officials,” and hardly anyone notices, much less pushes back.
“I confess I really had hopes for some conscience from Trump about America’s wars, but I was wrong — fooled again!”
MOAB, tomahawks and the threat of nuclear war
The majority of humanity wants nuclear weapons to be illegal.
CounterSpin interview with Hyun Lee on North Korea
There are multiple efforts at present to strengthen and revive the peace movement in the United States, and this is a critical necessity. As we wrote several weeks ago, a crisis either manufactured or not can be used to impose greater restrictions on our civil liberties and push through unpopular policies. It is up to […]
Ann Wright talks about her experiences at Standing Rock, in North Korea, Gaza/Palestine, and more…
When “human rights” hurts North Koreans: A defense of WomenCross DMZ
Wright: My conscience is taking me now to North Korea. Today, as a citizen diplomat, I am part of a delegation of 30 international women peacemakers from around the world who will walk with Korean women, north and south, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea.
From the article: The unresolved Korean conflict gives governments in the region justification to further militarize and prepare for war, using funds that could be used instead for schools, hospitals and the welfare of the people and the environment.
Very inspiring. Video is from the MLK peace walk in Washington state and flashes between the walk and Jeju Island where a large delegation from this region recently went to stand in solidarity with the people in South Korea. By Bruce Gagnon OrganizingNotes.org January 16, 2015 Today we did about 14-miles to the Ground Zero […]
In early April, 2014, the U.S. Navy unveiled its Mach 7 Magnetic Mangler, “a railgun straight out of Star Trek that can take out targets at 100 miles with a projectile flying at nearly 7,000 feet per second.” By Kathy Kelly Truthout.org | Op-Ed April 18, 2014 (Photo: USS Missouri Battleship at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii via Shutterstock) So […]
“Never in the mainstream US media do you hear that North Korea has asked the United States for a peace treaty more than 100 times.” Excerpted from a talk by Christine Hong WAMM Newsletter May 2013 WomenAgainst Military Madness.org The US uses South Korea in playing dangerous war games aimed at China. What is the […]
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 […]
North Korea halts nuclear programme By Agencies 01 March 2012 MWC News North Korea has agreed to stop nuclear tests, uranium enrichment and long-range missile launches and to allow international inspectors to visit its Yongbyon nuclear complex in return for food aid from the United States. The announcement, made simultaneously by the US […]