Tag Archives: nuclear weapons

The Conflict of Our Time: U.S. Imperialism vs the Rule of Law, by Nicolas J S Davies

 Half the Earth’s population of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles has already disappeared in the past 40 years.

Hope in the Time of Trump, Yorkshire CND

From the Hope in the Time of Trump conference three excellent speakers–sponsored by Yorkshire CMD.

Nuclear Threat Grows as US Prepares to Withdraw From INF Treaty, by Jon Letman

“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.

Nobody to Vote For, by David Swanson

Questions to ask your candidates. Where do they stand on issues of policy about militarism and war?

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know

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.

The Russia “National Security Crisis” is a U.S. Creation, an interview with Stephen F. Cohen

U.S. intelligence community claims endorse a fake crisis that hides the real one.

Trump Getting Us Ready for Nuclear War by Lawrence S. Wittner

…buried far below the mass media coverage of the summit spectacle, the reality is that Trump―assisted by his military and civilian advisors―is busy getting the United States ready for nuclear war.

“Uncontroversial” Nuclear War My Eye by John LaForge

“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.

Pentagon to Allow Nuclear Responses to Non-Nuclear Attacks by Marjorie Cohn

This new strategy opens the door to first-use of nuclear weapons, which is prohibited under international law.

Resisting Nuclear Weapons Means Resisting Injustice and Oppression

Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.

Minnesota Caucus Resolution: Ban Nuclear Weapons

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.

Israel’s Nuclear Weapons Program

With regard to international WMD non-proliferation conventions, Israel has either not become a signatory of these conventions or has yet to ratify them.

War and the Environment | Edward Snowden, Daniel Ellsberg (by video), Ann Wright and more (Video)

Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh is honored for his work for integrity and ethics by previous recipients of the Sam Adams Award and others.

Global Research | The Truth About North Korea

Russia and China urge diplomacy to resolve a deepening crisis. They want tensions defused.

Hurtling Toward ‘Fire and Fury’ by Jonathan Marshall

President Trump’s views on preemptive war are rejected not only by the experts, but by the majority of Americans.

Global nuclear powers modernize arsenals despite falling numbers – report

North Korea was not included in the deployed warheads data.

On The Mainstream Media Coverage of Nuclear War Risks and Nuclear Abolition

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.

Kathy Kelly | “Would you like a drink of water?” Please Ask a Yemeni Child.

“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.