Category: Weapons & Disarmament

Lawrence Wittner: Pressuring Nuclear Disarmament

Don’t Expect Rulers of Nuclear-Armed Nations to Accept Nuclear Disarmament―Unless They’re Pushed to Do So

Conn Hallinan: Unwrapping Armageddon

The Erosion of Nuclear Arms Control

John M. Laforge: Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Could Become Law Next Year

The TPNW places nuclear weapons in the same outlaw category as biological weapons, poison gas, land minds and cluster munitions, all of which are banned by treaties

John M. Laforge: Presidential Nuclear Nonsense

With the public demanding affordable health care, better public schools, energy efficient cars, mass transit, and safe energy production, weapons builders could instead be putting their engineering expertise to good use

Karl Grossman: Opening the Heavens to War

While the internet treated it largely as a kind of painful joke, corporate news media reported the Trump White House’s plans to establish a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the US military as almost an inevitability

Martin Hart-Landsberg: US militarism marches on

Results like this show just how important it is for us to work to create space for community conversations that are informed by accurate information on the extent and aims of US militarism and its enormous political, social, economic and ecological costs for the great majority of working people

Columbia SDS Research Committee: NYU and Columbia University’s IDA-Pentagon Connection

Neither university administrators nor university professors in New York City should be helping to develop more deadly weapons for the U.S. permanent war machine

Kathy Kelly: Hungering for Nuclear Disarmament

In the state of Georgia’s Glynn County Detention Center, four activists await trial stemming from their nonviolent action, on April 4, 2018, at the Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay

Marjorie Cohn: North Korea Agreed to Denuclearize, but When Will the US?

A powerful economic incentive continues to drive the nuclear arms race. After the Singapore Summit, the stock values of all major defense contractors — including Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing and General Dynamics — declined. Given his allegiance to boosting corporate profits, it’s no surprise that Donald Trump is counterbalancing the effects of the Read more…

Paul Street: Denuclearize the United States? An Unthinkable Thought

Material and physical death for the species is not far behind on the current U.S.-led eco- and nuclear-exterminist path

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