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


National Illusions and Global Realities

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“For as long as they have existed, nations have clung to the illusion that their military strength guarantees their security…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Huffington Post, War is a Crime, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Newberry Observer, The Hur Herarld, News2Read, Daily Kos, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Pagosa Daily Post, Gilmer Free Press, History News Network, Antiwar, The Raw Story, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Date: June 11,12,13,14,21,25,30,2017
911 Words

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Why Is There So Little Popular Protest Against Today’s Threats of Nuclear War?

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“In recent weeks, the people of the world have been treated to yet another display of the kind of nuclear insanity that has broken out periodically…”

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Published in: Common Dreams, The News International, LA Progressive, Huffington Post, The Smirking Chimp, Z Net, Bainbridge Island Review, Popular Resistance, Counterpunch, Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace, Tacoma Weekly, History News Network, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Rise Up Times, The Progress Index, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News
Date: April 21,22,23,24,27,28,29 March 7, May 12,2017
791 Words

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Can Our Social Institutions Catch Up With Advances in Science and Technology?

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“H.G. Wells, one of the most prolific and prominent novelists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries…”

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Published in: Counterpunch, The Daily Journalist, War is a Crime, Daily Kos, Newberry Observer, History News Network, Huffington Post, San Diego Informer, Tacoma Weekly, Gilmer Free Press, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, The Johnstown Breeze
Date: February 28, March 26,27,29,30, April 11,2017
680 Words

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