nuclear weapons

Our Moral Awakening

“In May 2016, President Barack Obama became the first sitting United States president to visit Hiroshima, the city that suffered the first atomic bombing in history…”

Robert F. Dodge, MD, and Vincint J. Intondi
Published in: Common Dreams, Sierra County Prospect, Westside Gazette, LA Progressive, The Smirking Chimp, Global Diaspora News, Progressive Party
Date: August 9,11,14,2020

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American unexceptionalism & COVID-19

“During the SARS-1 epidemic scare in 2002-4, America invaded Iraq. If you followed science, you would know that SARS-1, was a coronavirus that caused an acute respiratory disease that killed on average about 11 out of every 100 infected (but sometimes more depending on health care infrastructure), and was a pandemic bullet the world barely missed. Due to heroic work of doctors, nurses and scientists, it was contained. Had it not been contained….”

Kary Love
Published in: Davis Enterprise, Counterpunch, Black Star News, LA Progressive, Art Voice, The Free Gilmer Free Press, World Beyond War
Date: March 13,17,18,2020
1031 Words

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Nukes: The unmentionable election issue (part 1)

“One of these days, national security policy will get a few minutes of campaign debate time. And when that day occurs, perhaps—just perhaps—attention will turn to a matter of some urgency: the continuing threat posed by nuclear weapons. As both the US and Russia pursue MADness (mutually assured destruction) with steep investments in nuclear weapons, they use the same distorted logic to justify them that has been used throughout the nuclear age…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Davis Enterprise, Emissourian, Z Net, LA Progressive, Counterpunch, Eagle Times,
Date: March 10,11,12,13,2020
674 Words

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Nuclear hubris

“One thing that becomes clear to me when I wander into the world, and the minds, of geopolitical professionals — government people — is how limited and linear their thinking seems to be…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, Free Press, Antiwar, The Peace Worker, Z Net, Eagle Times, Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp
Date: January 15,16,17,18,22,23,2020
1009 Words

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