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


A Historian Reflects on the Return of Fascism

“Back in 1941, the year of my birth, fascism stood on the brink of conquering the world. During the preceding decades, movements of the Radical Right—mobilized by demagogues into a cult of virulent nationalism…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: The Smirking Chimp, Raw Story, War is a Crime, Alter Net, History News Network, WN, Daily Kos, Common Dreams, The Evening Times, Bainbridge Island Review, Z Net, LA Progressive, History News Network
Date: January 5,6,7,2020
967 Words

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Which would you prefer?nuclear war or climate catastrophe?

“The world owes an enormous debt of gratitude to Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson, and other heroic rulers of our glorious nations. Not only are they hard at work making their respective countries great again, but they are providing you, the people of the world, with a choice between two opportunities for mass death and destruction.
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Author: Lawrence Wittner
Published in:
Date: 2019:
949 words

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The two internationalisms

“In recent years, internationalism—cooperation among nations for promotion of the common good—has acquired a bad reputation.”

Author: Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Sierra County California Prospect, Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, War Is A Crime, LA Progressive, Davis California Enterprise, Daily Kos, Counterpunch, ZBlogs, Claremont New Hampshire Eagle Times, Sumter South Carolina Item, Peace & Change, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News
Date: 2019, September 22, 23, 24, 27
725 words

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