Knowing Humanity’s End Is Near And Staying Sane

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

I read Daniel Sherrell’s Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World sitting on the edge of what was left of the Shenandoah River after a summer of very little rain. Six inches is enough to [...]

Ellsberg Blows The Whistle Again

By Arun Rath, Defending Rights And Dissent. -

Unbeknownst to most of us, Dan Ellsberg secretly copied another explosive report when he copied the Pentagon Papers fifty years ago. The second classified study documented how close the U.S. came [...]

‘Golden Rule’ Peace Boat Sets Sail From Hawaii

By Golden Rule, Popular Resistance. -

After 21 months in the Hawaiian Islands, the historic anti-nuclear sailboat Golden Rule will depart from Honolulu, Hawai’i for the West Coast of the U.S.   The Golden Rule first sailed from [...]

Washington’s Reckless Attitude Toward Nuclear War A Threat To World Peace

By Lu Yuanzhi, Global Times. -

Fox News reported that the head of US Strategic Command Charles Richard is calling on the US military and federal leaders to reimagine methods of deterring aggressive action from rivals such as [...]

As The Doomsday Clock Nears Midnight, We Can Abolish Nuclear Weapons

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On January 22, the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons went into effect. This treaty, which is supported by more than two-thirds of the countries in the world but none of the nuclear [...]

‘100 Seconds To Midnight’

By Brett Wilkins, Commondreams. -

One hundred seconds to midnight. That's how close humanity is to the apocalypse, and it's as close as the world has ever been, according to Wednesday's annual announcement from the Bulletin of [...]

We Are Living In An Emergency That Requires Urgent Action

By Vijay Prashad and Noam Chomsky, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Large parts of the world – outside of China and a few other countries – face a runaway virus, which has not been stopped because of criminal incompetence by governments. That these governments in [...]

Kings Bay Plowshares Activists Pay Heavy Price Resisting Nuclear Warfare

By Jonathan Michels, Shadowproof. -

Patrick O’Neill gripped the hammer tightly in his hands. The police would soon surround him. O’Neill and six other Catholic peace activists had infiltrated the Kings Bay Naval Base in St. [...]

America’s Still Strangelovian Schemes To ‘Win’ Nuclear Wars

By Danny Sjursen, -

A full 56 years after Peter Sellers roasted America’s nuclear absurdity in Stanley Kubrick’s dark comedy classic Dr. Strangelove, Pentagon planners remain dedicated to delusions. That old Pete’s [...]

Priest Sentenced To 33 Months For Protesting Nuclear Weapons

By Kings Bay Plowshares 7. -

Fifteen supporters in a carefully Covid masked and distanced courtroom witnessed Father Steve Kelly receive a sentence of 33 months today. After a 20 minute delay to get the telephone conference [...]

Round Midnight

By Sean Reynolds, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

September 26th was the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.  In Chicago, where Voices for Creative Nonviolence is based, activists held the third of three COVID-era [...]

Nicaragua: President Ortega Declares ‘It Is Time To Swap Nuclear Weapons For Hospitals’

By Daniel Ortega, Tortilla con Sal. -

April 15, 2020 - Good afternoon, Nicaraguan sisters and brothers, Nicaraguan families. First, our Solidarity and our Condolences to all the families who are suffering from the hardships of this [...]

US Increases Risk Of Nuclear War By Deploying Low-Yield Nuclear Weapon

By William M. Arkin and Hans M. Kristensen, Federation of American Scientists. -

The US Navy has now deployed the new W76-2 low-yield Trident submarine warhead. The first ballistic missile submarine scheduled to deploy with the new warhead was the USS Tennessee (SSBN-734), [...]

Is The US Military Preparing US For “Limited” Nuclear War?

By John Lewallen, -

Coming now, with active military confrontations between the United States and Russia, China, and Iran, and an ongoing war on North Korea involving the US and United Nations, it amounts to a [...]

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