LawrenceS. Wittner

Lawrence Wittner received his Ph.D. in History from Columbia University (1967), and has taught since then at Hampton Institute, Vassar College, Japanese universities (under the Fulbright program), and at the State University of New York/Albany. He is currently Professor of History emeritus at SUNY/Albany.

Areas of Expertise:
History of peace and nuclear disarmament movements; history of U.S. foreign and military policy; international history; nuclear arms control and disarmament

Publications:
-Rebels Against War
-Cold War America
-American Intervention in Greece, -1943-1949
-One World or None
-Resisting the Bomb
-Toward Nuclear Abolition
-Confronting the Bomb
-Working for Peace and Justice
-(editor) MacArthur
-(associate editor) Biographical Dictionary of Modern Peace Leaders
-(editor) Peace/Mir
-(co-editor) Peace Action
-and over 250 articles and book reviews


American Workers Have Been Given a Raw Deal Throughout the Trump Era

“Although Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that American workers are “thriving” during his presidency, this contention rings hollow…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: History News Network, Art Voice, The Chronicle, Reader Supported News, Daily Koss, Salem News, War is a Crime, ZNet, Sierra County Prospect, West River Eagle, Fergus Falls Journal, LA Progressive, The Gilmer Mirror, Brewminate
Date: August 30,31,September1, 2,2020
964 Words

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Making America Feared Again: The Trump Administration Considers Resuming Nuclear Weapons Testing


“Americans who grew up with nightmares of nuclear weapons explosions should get ready for some terrifying flashbacks,…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Common Dreams, City Watch LA, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, History News, LA Progressive, Orbitt Net, Ground Zero for Nonviolent Action, Dissident Voice, Sierra County Prospect, AntiWar
Date: July 16,18,19,20,22,25,2020
966 Words

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Humans Are an Endangered Species: Will They Act to Save Themselves?

“Have you noticed recently that things are collapsing?…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: City Watch LA, Daily Koss, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Cheney Free Press, War is a Crime, Valley Community News, Common Dreams, Citizens for Global Solutions, Dissident Voice, Occasion To Be, The Orange Leader, Anchorage Press, The Peace Worker, Z Net
Date: July 12,13,14,15,16,21,22,2020
782 Words

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The Subversion of New York City’s Official Policy to Curb Police Brutality

“In early November 1966, my sister and I?armed with a bucket of home-made paste, a wide brush, and a thick roll of “Vote No” posters?headed off from my student apartment on the Upper West Side…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: LA Progressive, Z Net, Black Star News, War is a Crime, New York Almanack, History News Network, War is a Crime, Dissident Voice, Sierra County Prospect
Date: June 8,10,2020
987 Words

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Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, America’s Billionaires Thrive and Prosper

“Although most Americans currently face hard times, with unemployment surging to the levels of the Great Depression and enormous numbers of people sick…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Counterpunch, Z Net, Daily Kos, War is a Crime, Anchorage News, Z Net, Press and Journal, Bainbridge Island Review, Daily Journal Media
Date: May 8,11,12,2020
960 Words

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