Tag Archives: nuclear weapons
“I think it’s very clear now that … the nuclear problem is coming back with a vengeance.”
Wellerstein pointed out that, owing in part to a decades-old aura of secrecy surrounding nuclear weapons, many people have a sense they aren’t well-informed on nuclear issues, with some Americans admitting they deliberately avoid nuclear weapons-related news.
Questions to ask your candidates. Where do they stand on issues of policy about militarism and war?
The paper cranes are not just a symbol of peace, but also a call to action. They are a reminder that we must keep pushing to see the #endofnukes.
U.S. intelligence community claims endorse a fake crisis that hides the real one.
“I see no compelling reason why we should not unilaterally get rid of our nuclear weapons. To maintain them … adds nothing to our security. …”
Although 2 Out of 3 Americans Oppose Increasing US Military Spending, the US Government Is Boosting It to Record Levels
Current public opinion on military spending has a clear partisan dimension.
This new strategy opens the door to first-use of nuclear weapons, which is prohibited under international law.
Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the United States take a leadership role in bringing together the nine nuclear nations to work toward the total elimination of nuclear weapons and the signing and ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
With regard to international WMD non-proliferation conventions, Israel has either not become a signatory of these conventions or has yet to ratify them.
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh is honored for his work for integrity and ethics by previous recipients of the Sam Adams Award and others.
Russia and China urge diplomacy to resolve a deepening crisis. They want tensions defused.
President Trump’s views on preemptive war are rejected not only by the experts, but by the majority of Americans.
North Korea was not included in the deployed warheads data.
There has never been a referendum about the desirability of nuclear weapons in any of the countries – also not those who call themselves democracies – that have acquired nuclear weapons.
“Disarm and live.”
This world in arms is not spending money alone.
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.
Something is dangerously loose at the American core: a need for endless war combined with a nuclear recklessness uncontained by public scrutiny. By Robert C. Koehler Common Dreams April 27, 2017 The American will to wage war — endless war, pointless war, total war — is, I fear, impervious to public opinion and even political action. […]
VFP is profoundly disappointed the United States has refused to take part in the negotiations at the United Nations to ban nuclear weapons.