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, [...]

Why So Many Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Missiles?

By Karl Grossman, Nation of Change. -

The United States is seeking to acquire “volumes of hundreds or even thousands” of nuclear-capable hypersonic missiles that are “stealthy” and can fly undetected at 3,600 miles per hour, five [...]

New START And The China Diversion

By Daniel Larison, The American Conservative. -

The effort to bring China into an arms reduction treaty certainly is futile. Not only is China not going to participate in arms control negotiations with the U.S. anytime soon, but even if China [...]

A Universal Appeal For Humanity To End Militarism And Stop War

By Abdallah El Harif and Vijay Prashad, Peoples Dispatch. -

On March 15, 1950, the World Peace Council sent out the Stockholm Appeal, a short text that called for a ban on nuclear weapons and that would eventually be signed by almost 2 million people. The [...]

Pivot To Peace Must Replace US Pivot To War With China

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Trump administration, in seeking to divert attention from its bungled response to the COVID-19 pandemic and mishandling of the economic collapse, is escalating the bipartisan anti-China [...]

Plowshares 7 Need Your Help As They Face Sentencing

By Nick Mottern, Popular Resistance -

URGENT: PLEASE WRITE LETTERS TO THESE JUDGES NOW. As the coronavirus kills and terrifies prisoners around the world, the Kings Bay 7 anti-nuclear protesters and two drone war whistleblowers – [...]

COVID-19 Time: Reduce Military And War Budget

By the Resistance Center for Peace and Action and Mass Peace Action, Popular Resistance. -

The unprecedented scale of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic gives rise to many questions about the ways our society is organized and how our future society should be rebuilt. One issue that has an [...]

How Many Intensive Care Beds Will A Nuclear Weapon Explosion Require?

By Tom Sauer and Ramesh Thakur, The Bulletin. -

A novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China late last year, hopping in one way or another from other animals to humans. Initially the rest of the world thought this outbreak was a local problem [...]

Now Isn’t The Time To Push For Nuclear Modernization

By William D. Hartung, Defense News. -

If the new coronavirus pandemic has taught us one thing, it is that we need to rethink what we need to do to keep America safe. That’s why Secretary of Defense Mark Esper’s recent tweet calling [...]

Will US’s Corruption End On A Ventilator Or In A Mushroom Cloud?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Nation of Change. -

Little by little, Americans are understanding just how badly our government has let us down by its belated and disastrous response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and how thousands more people are [...]

Gorbachev Speaks Out On Military Spending And The Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic shows that governments that think of security in mostly military terms are simply wasting money, Mikhail Gorbachev has said. Defence spending must be cut globally to fund [...]

National Security Or Human Security?

By Leonard Eiger, Popular Resistance. -

Crazy times! As we move through this time of health and economic crisis I find myself reflecting on the importance and power of language. Trump recently said of the fight to deal with COVID19 [...]

Uncertainty Haunts The Future Of Non-Proliferation Treaty And Disarmament

By Tariq Rauf, Nuclearabolition.info -

Up until now, Hiroshima and Nagasaki mercifully remain the only instances in which nuclear weapons have been used in war; however, it has been the hope that the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and [...]

The Virus Of Nuclear Proliferation

By Alice Slater, Indepthnews.net -

NEW YORK (IDN) — In an avalanche of reporting we are now assaulted with information about how the world is urgently attempting to batten down the hatches to avoid the possibility of deathly [...]

Thirteen Disarmament Activists Blockade Trident Nuclear Submarine Base

By Felice & Jack Cohen-Joppa, the Nuclear Resister. -

Washington state - Thirteen nuclear abolitionists blocked traffic leading into Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Washington on March 2, as part of a public protest of the United States’ Trident [...]