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Interview with legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg following his 89th arrest for resisting nuclear weapons, nuclear war and government secrecy
Still today, hardly any people know just how much falsehood was fed to them to justify what we did. By Dennis Bernstein Covert Action Magazine September 24, 2019 The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in Livermore, California, designs new nuclear weapons and conducts plutonium research. [Credit: worldatlas.com] [Daniel Ellsberg, a consultant to the White House in 1961, drafted […]
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. On April 12, 2019, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church […]
It’s worth remarking that fires from even a very “limited” use of a small number of modern nuclear weapons would create so much soot and ash that the consequent collapse of agriculture could cause the famine death of two billion people. By Nukewatch staff Women Against Military Madness Newsletter Vol. 37 No. 2 Spring 2019 […]
“I see no compelling reason why we should not unilaterally get rid of our nuclear weapons. To maintain them … adds nothing to our security. …”
This new strategy opens the door to first-use of nuclear weapons, which is prohibited under international law.
The Pentagon has proposed a reclassification of nuclear safety records in order “to avoid disclosing too much information about U.S. nuclear capabilities to the public.”
The problem for the rest of the world actually, now, is the containment of the United States.
Russia and China urge diplomacy to resolve a deepening crisis. They want tensions defused.
This is how democracy ends, with a bang and a whimper.
President Trump’s views on preemptive war are rejected not only by the experts, but by the majority of Americans.
“Recent scientific studies have found that a war fought with the deployed U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals would leave Earth virtually uninhabitable,”
Since our “leaders” seem incapable, we will need to lead ourselves, it appears.
“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. “
The majority of humanity wants nuclear weapons to be illegal.
CounterSpin interview with Hyun Lee on North Korea
People dare to be comfortable with uncertainty if they are in solidarity with each other.
…we are still looking at a total retreat from journalistic integrity, an abandonment of responsibility vital to our survival as a nation…