Remembering Hiroshima And Nagasaki By Shutting Down A Nuclear Base

By Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action. -

At around 6:45 AM on Monday, demonstrators arrived at the Main Gate and formed a vigil line along the roadway. At around 7:05 AM, four “peacekeepers” entered the roadway and stopped traffic, [...]

Why The United States Shouldn’t Have Nuked Japan

By Brett Wilkins, Asia Times. -

Among the truths held self-evident by millions of Americans is the notion that the atomic destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki saved lives, both American and Japanese. The choice, Americans [...]

Another Hiroshima Is Coming

By John Pilger. -

In a major essay to mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, John Pilger describes reporting from five ‘ground zeros’ for nuclear weapons – from Hiroshima to Bikini, Nevada [...]

Nuclear War Can Be Stopped Before It Begins

By Marina Martinez, Waging Nonviolence. -

Nuclear weapons have been posing a threat to humanity for 75 years — ever since the U.S. bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. These days, our focus is understandably on the [...]

Atomic Bombings At 75: The Illegality Of Nuclear Weapons

By Francis Boyle, Consortium News. -

The mere possession of nuclear weapons violates the Nuremberg Principles (decreed a day before Nagasaki) and other international laws. The human race stands on the verge of nuclear [...]

US Launches Missile Test Less Than 48 Hours Before Hiroshima Anniversary

By Sandy Jones, Waging Peace. -

Santa Barbara, CA – The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile Tuesday morning, August 4, at 12:21 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The [...]

Why Hiroshima And Nagasaki Were Incinerated

By Stephen Millies, Struggle-la-lucha.org -

The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945. Barack Obama visited Hiroshima on May 27, 2016, the first sitting U.S. [...]

On The Enduring Significance Of Hiroshima

By Canadian Peace Congress, Popular Resistance. -

On August 6 and 9, 1945, the U.S. military bombed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with nuclear weapons. Over 200,000 people, mostly civilians, died instantly or later succumbed to burns, [...]

August 6th Is Certainly A Day That Has Gone Down In Infamy

By Staff, Cindysheehanssoapbox.blogspot.com -

Undoubtedly, the most notorious event that occurred on 8/6 was the 1945 US a-bombing of Hiroshima followed closely by the bombing of Nagasaki. The tragedy of those war crimes still has have many [...]

“I Survived Because . . .”

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

“I survived because I was walking to a building that was behind a small hill that faced downtown. I was standing in such a way that the building was to my right and the stone garden was to my [...]

Nuclear Abolition: Protesters Confront Livermore Lab On Hiroshima Anniversary

By Marilyn Bechtel, Peoplesworld.org -

LIVERMORE, Calif.—Hundreds gathered outside the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory here Aug. 6, to mark the 73rd anniversary of the devastating U.S. nuclear bombing of the Japanese cities of [...]

Scars Of Hiroshima

By Vijay Prashad, Newsclick.in -

At the outskirts of Tokyo, beyond light manufacturing plants and small farms, sits an incongruous set of buildings. There is a traditional Japanese veranda near an attractive house, besides which [...]

A Day To Recommit To A World Without Nuclear Weapons

By Kate Hudson, Morningstaronline.co.uk -

AS we remember the terrible events that took place in Hiroshima and Nagasaki 73 years ago, we cannot avoid the awful realisation that we are closer to nuclear war than at any time since the [...]

Remember All Victims Of The Atomic Bombing In Hiroshima

By Will Griffin, Counterpunch.org -

Every person on this planet should know about the American atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6th and 9th, 1945 which supposedlyended the second world war (The Soviets never get [...]

Hiroshima Revisionism Haunts America To This Day

By Christian Appy, www.informationclearinghouse.info -

By Christian Appy for Information Clearing House - Here we are, 70 years after the nuclear obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and I'm wondering if we've come even one step closer to a moral [...]

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