Tag Archives: Nuclear Abolition

No First Use

On Jan. 30, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) introduced companion bills in the 116th Congress to establish the policy of the United States to not use nuclear weapons first. That’s … Continue reading

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Does Nuclear Weapons Spending Make Sense?

Does it make sense for our federal government to spend almost one and a half trillion dollars on a nuclear weapons system that should never be used? No. The Trump administration plan is to rebuild the entire American nuclear arsenal, … Continue reading

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Will Lady Conductors Sing Karaoke for Kim Jong Un?

The main nuclear weapons threat on earth is increasing tension between the United States and Russia over Syria, Ukraine, Crimea and other issues. Not far behind is the ongoing dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. Either conflict, if escalated … Continue reading

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Stability Should Matter

Between three and four inches of snow fell overnight. It’s still coming down. I have 80 feet of driveway and a shovel to deal with when the sun comes up. The first buckets of salt and sand were emptied yesterday — … Continue reading

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Nuclear Disarmament in Trump World

Elimination of nuclear weapons remains a priority for many of us who followed disarmament progress through the years. Our work hasn’t ended. What should be our priorities in Trump World? To a large extent, society answered that question in the … Continue reading

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Politics in Desperate Times

“January 20th, 2017 will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again.”~ President Donald Trump inaugural address It would be one thing if we had entered a new era of Jacksonian Democracy where the … Continue reading

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Stakes Have Gotten Higher

Regardless of winners, there are only two issues that matter on Nov. 6: climate change and nuclear weapons. They represent the only existential threats to society as we know it. Will Democrats or Republicans do a better job addressing climate … Continue reading

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