Category: Nuclear War

Peter Bergel: To nuclear-armed states: Nice talk, now walk the walk 

We will not know how much influence we can have until we build our movement and use it to demand nuclear abolition

Linda Pentz Gunter: What if Nuclear Deterrence Doesn’t Work?

“Not absolutely foolproof” isn’t good enough when it comes to nuclear deterrence

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Lawrence Wittner: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the World’s Future

The most promising course of action for people interested in human survival might well lie in a popular mobilization to compel the nuclear nations to accept the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Lawrence Wilkerson: Is Biden Risking War by Pushing Taiwan Independence?

With Biden increasingly treating Taiwan as an independent country, is he provoking a military response from China that could go nuclear?

Robert Koehler: Poisoning ourselves with war

This is not about blame. This is not about shame. This is about change. We still have our finger on the nuclear trigger

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Norman Solomon: Current Dispute Over ICBMs Is a Quarrel Over How to Fine-Tune the Doomsday Machinery

Nuclear weapons are at the pinnacle of what Martin Luther King Jr. called “the madness of militarism.”

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Norman Solomon: Our nuclear arsenal doesn’t need to be ‘modernized’—it needs to be eliminated

The vast network of ready-to-launch intercontinental ballistic missiles that make up the United States’s nuclear triad remains a constant source of apocalyptic risk that few in politics or the media will openly acknowledge

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Norman Solomon: Climate Emergency Includes the Threat of ‘Nuclear Winter’

No imperatives are more crucial than challenging the fossil fuel industry and the nuclear weapons industry as the terrible threats to the climate and humanity that they are

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Daniel Ellsberg: To Avoid Armageddon, Don’t Modernize Missiles—Eliminate Them

Land-based nuclear weapons are world-ending accident waiting to happen, and completely superfluous to a reliable deterrent

Robert Dodge: Humanity’s Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

Citizens around the world are calling on their governments to ratify the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty—and the United States has a leading role to play. Nuclear weapons have no place in our future

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