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How I Became A Peace Activist

How I Became A Peace Activist

by David Swanson, December 4, 2017 From Notizie Senza Frontiere When I was teaching myself how to write, when I was about 20 to 25, I churned out (and threw out) all kinds of autobiographies. I wrote glorified diaries. I […]

“We Will All Go Together When We Go”

“We Will All Go Together When We Go”

Sing along with the great Tom Lehrer …

If You Love This Planet

If You Love This Planet

A beautifully animated short film, If You Love This Planet brings to life Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow’s passionate call to action, on the day that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted at the United Nations – […]

What Kind of Nuclear Attack Would be Legal?

What Kind of Nuclear Attack Would be Legal?

by John LaForge, December 6, 2017 US general says order to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if illegal —Chicago Tribune, Nov. 18 US nuclear commander would balk at any “illegal” order —MSNBC, Nov. 18 General heading Strategic Command says […]

Talk Nation Radio: Shireen Al-Adeimi: Stop the U.S. War on Yemen

Talk Nation Radio: Shireen Al-Adeimi: Stop the U.S. War on Yemen

Shireen Al-Adeimi is a former middle school teacher and is currently finishing her doctoral studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She was born in Yemen and has lived in the United States for 10 years. She recently wrote […]

When a Nuclear War Planner Confesses

By David Swanson Daniel Ellsberg’s new book is The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. I’ve known the author for years, I’m prouder than ever to say. We have done speaking events and media interviews together. We’ve been […]

How I Became a Peace Activist

By David Swanson When I was teaching myself how to write, when I was about 20 to 25, I churned out (and threw out) all kinds of autobiographies. I wrote glorified diaries. I fictionalized my friends and acquaintances. I still […]

It is suspected that a small drone carrying a thermite grenade may have caused a massive arms depot blast near Balakliya, Ukraine in March 2017. The 350 hectare site near Kharkiv is around 100km from the frontline of the conflict in the eastern Donbas area. 20,000 people were evacuated and the blast is likely to have left a significant environmental footprint of heavy metals and energetic materials.

The Environmental Consequences of the Use of Armed Drones

By Doug Weir and Elizabeth Minor From Toxic Remnants of War Network To date, debate over the implications of the growing use of armed drones has focused on human rights, on the expansion of the use of force into new […]

A mushroom cloud. (photo: Medium)

The Mass Murder Question

By Ronnie Dugger, December 2, 2017, Reader Supported News. et’s identify and name the hidden question in the historic crisis facing the human species, the possible sudden nuclear war between the United States and North Korea. Will Kim Jong-un’s oncoming […]

End the 67-year war

End the 67-year war

By Robert Alvarez, September 11, 2017, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Reposted December 1, 2017 It’s time to find a path to end the 67-year-long Korean war. As the threat of military conflict looms, the American public is largely unaware of […]

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