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, [...]

US Air Force Vet Could Face ‘20 Days For 20 Bombs’

By John LaForge, Counterpunch. -

Hamburg, Germany - With this week’s commemorations of the US atomic massacres at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there will be countless hours spent on speeches, sermons, hymns, and warnings; tons of ink [...]

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 [...]

The Human Cost Of Nuclear Tests

By John Letman, The Diplomat. -

July 16 - Seventy-five years ago today, the United States conducted the Trinity test, the world’s first nuclear detonation. In the ensuing years, the U.S. ultimately conducted more than 1,000 [...]

What’s Up At NATO?

By Xanthe Hall, International Physicians For the Prevention of Nuclear War.   -

You could be excused for having missed the fact that NATO is in the process of updating its nuclear strategy, including substantial and significant steps. These include technologically more [...]

US And Saudi Nuclear Program: The Trump Administration’s Secrecy

By Javad Heirannia, Peace Data. -

A recent report by the US House of Representatives revealed that Trump administration has accelerated the process of transferring “very sensitive” nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.   The US [...]

Beating Swords Into Plowshares

By Kathy Kelly, Voices For Creative Nonviolence. -

Inscribed on a wall across from the United Nations in New York City are ancient words of incalculable yearning: “They will beat their swords into plowshares     and their spears into pruning [...]

First US Citizen Convicted For Protests At Nuclear Weapons Base In Germany

By John LaForge, Counterpunch. -

A US Air Force veteran of the US war in Vietnam and two other nuclear weapons protesters were found guilty of trespassing and damage to property in Cochem District Court May 11, 2020, as a result [...]

Who Are The Secret Puppet-Masters Behind Trump’s War On Iran?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

On May 6th, President Trump vetoed a war powers bill specifying that he must ask Congress for authorization to use military force against Iran. Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign of deadly [...]

Fortress On A Hill: Interview With Gareth Porter

By Danny Sjursen, Fortress on a Hill. -

Gareth Porter has long been one of my favorite foreign policy writers and investigative journalists. Do check out his recent columns at the GrayZone! He stopped by the podcast to discuss his [...]

Update On Kings Bay Plowshare 7 Sentencing

By Kings Bay Plowshare 7. -

On Friday, May 22, Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the Southern District Federal Court of Georgia in Brunswick assigned new dates for seven defendants, according to the Kings Bay Plowshares' attorney, [...]