Category: Weapons & Disarmament

Richard Falk: Westphalian Logic and Geopolitical Prudence in the Nuclear Age

The Ukraine War, its complexities and global spillover effects, have not been adequately depicted by either political leaders or the more influential media

Larry Wilkerson: Ukraine and the Doomsday Machine

There are serious discussions about the use of “tactical” nuclear weapons. Is a limited nuclear war possible? How can we avoid it?

Brett Wilkins: Global Military Spending Tops $2 Trillion for First Time in History

“If global leaders actually care about charting a more secure future, then we need a massive realignment in spending priorities,” said one prominent peace group

Sarah Lazare: The U.S. Spent 7.5 Times More on Nuclear Weapons Than Global Vaccine Donations

Since the pandemic started, the United States has prioritized funding for nuclear arms and the military over global vaccines

Trita Parsi: War Could Be on Horizon If Iran Nuclear Deal Is Not Restored Soon

Will the U.S. and Iran revive the 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by the Trump administration?

Rafael de la Rubia: No More Wars and a Ban on Nuclear Weapons

Wars are the dregs of humanity. The future will be without war or not at all

William Astore: What Would It Take for Military Spending in America to Go Down?

A Thought Experiment on the Military-Industrial Complex

Kawenaʻulaokalā Kapahua: O’ahu Organizers Are Defending the Earth Against US Militarism

Interview on the U.S. military’s role in environmental devastation and explore lessons from the campaign to shut down the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility on the island of O’ahu

Noam Chomsky: Let’s Focus on Preventing Nuclear War, Rather Than Debating “Just War”

Interview on an end to the war in Ukraine

Paul Gunter: Ukrainians took to the streets to avert a nuclear disaster

The near disaster at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant shows why activists fought for decades to end these risks — and why mass action is needed once again

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