Category: Weapons & Disarmament

Richard Falk: Contesting Nuclearism

The goal of nuclear disarmament will never be reached so long as arms control and nonproliferation of nuclear weaponry are seen as the pillars of global stability in the nuclear age

Mandy Smithberger: Never the Pentagon

How The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract

Lindsay Koshgarian: Yes, We Can Cut the Pentagon to Pay for Medicare for All

The truth is that the reality of Medicare for All could actually save money compared to the current system, if deeper cost savings could be achieved

Robert Koehler: Nuclear Hubris

One thing that becomes clear to me when I wander into the world, and the minds, of geopolitical professionals — government people — is how limited and linear their thinking seems to be

Prabir Purkayastha: Current U.S. approach to nuclear weapons can only lead to armageddon

Arms control provides the only path to peace

Lawrence Wittner: Americans are ready for a different approach to nuclear weapons

Yet another sign of public discontent is the emerging Back from the Brink campaign, supported by numerous peace, environmental, religious, health, and other organizations

Conn Hallinan: Nuclear Lies & Broken Promises

It is easy to blame the current resident of the White House for world tensions, except that the major nuclear powers have been ignoring their commitments on nuclear weapons and disarmament for over 50 years

Phyllis Bennis: The Link Between US Militarism and the Climate Crisis

The link between militarism and the climate crisis is undeniable. The U.S. military is particularly problematic in its energy and fossil fuel consumption

Robert Koehler: A tight grip on our nuclear toys

So what we have right now is a world in which the public’s natural desire for peace is diverted to the status of impossible

Joan Roelofs: Military Keynesianism Marches On

Our military is not particularly concerned with the welfare of persons or the environment, nationally or internationally

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