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. [...]

More Kingsbay Plowshares 7 Members Sentenced This Week

By Kingsbay Plowshares 7. -

Today two more of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 were sentenced by video conferencing with Judge Wood in the court in Brunswick, GA. They both received less time than was expected according to the [...]

Atomic Veteran Says The US Must Never Resume Nuclear Weapons Testing

By Jim Dangerfield, Union of Concerned Scientists. -

I was an Army specialist fourth class in 1957 when I was bused to the Nevada Test Site with other servicemen for an operation we were told nothing about. We soon witnessed a series of nuclear [...]

Peace Organizations Win Fight For Records On Explosives At Naval Base

By Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, Popular Resistance. -

Washington - On August 31, 2020, Judge Ronald B. Leighton ordered the release of eleven records that the  Navy had provided to Plaintiffs in 2012 in the course of a National Environmental Policy [...]

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 [...]

The Significance Of The Nuclear Ban Treaty

By Mohamed Elmaazi, World Beyond War. -

The NPT has been lived up to to a surprising extent by the non-nuclear powers. It is amazing that more countries have not gone the nuclear path. The world is fortunate that more haven’t made that [...]

UN Nuclear Ban Treaty One Ratification Shy Of Taking Effect

Jamaica and Nauru are the latest countries to complete the ratification procedures, the United Nations said. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, adopted in 2017, will enter into [...]

Hopes Rise Of Extension Of New START Arms Control Treaty

By People's Dispatch. -

The hope for the extension of the New Strategic Arms Control Treaty (START) was revived on Tuesday, October 20, after Russia offered freezing the number of its nuclear warheads in a statement, [...]

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 [...]

UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Likely To Enter Force Early Next Year

New York -A U.N.-adopted nuclear ban treaty is likely to enter into force early next year as the number of signatories is anticipated to reach the needed threshold of 50 soon, possibly later this [...]

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 [...]

The Ecological Impact Of Militarism

By John Scales Avery, Popular Resistance. -

As we start the 21st century and the new millennium, our scientific and technological civilization seems to be entering a period of crisis. Today, for the first time in history, science has given [...]

One Hundred Seconds Till The Apocalypse

By Nick Turse, Tom Dispatch. -

Since 1947, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has adjusted its Doomsday Clock to provide humanity with an expert estimate of just how close all of us are to an apocalyptic “midnight” -- that [...]

Kings Bay Plowshares Sentencing Delayed

The six remaining Kings Bay Plowshares defendants have had their sentencing dates moved from September to October 15 and 16. They had requested a continuance because they want to appear in open [...]

Trump’s War On Arms Control And Disarmament

By Melvin Goodman, Counterpunch. -

Trump’s hostile and counterproductive acts have undermined the arms control regime that U.S. presidents have developed over the past seven decades.  Every president from Eisenhower to Obama [...]