Tag Archives: nuclear threat
Dying for Capitalism: How Big Money Fuels the Threat of Extinction
What are the implications for humanity as a whole?
Chomsky: We Must Not Let Masters of Capital Define the Post-COVID World
“Since January, Trump has escalated…threats to survival. He has continued his project of dismantling the arms control regime that has provided some protection against nuclear disaster.”
The Great-Power Competition: Can We Hear What Our Competitors Say?
By WAMM Newsletter Staff WAMM Newsletter Vol. 37 Num. 5 Fall 2019 The bombing of suspected ISIS continued even after the first announcement that the Islamic caliphate had been defeated with the 2017 obliteration of Mosul in Iraq, and Raqqa in Syria. War on the Middle East is not over even when it’s been announced that […]
Christine Ahn | The High Costs of US Warmongering Against North Korea
What has most people on edge and in a state of alarm is that these briefings take place amid dangerous tensions and brinkmanship on the Korean peninsula.
Ann Wright | Standing Rock to Palestine: Eyewitness Report on U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad (Video)
Ann Wright talks about her experiences at Standing Rock, in North Korea, Gaza/Palestine, and more…
ATOMIC HUBRIS: Are There Some Things That Won’t Be Forgiven?
“What will it take for our community to work for nuclear disarmament as if we really knew it’s up to us to save the world?” By Joe Scarry Scarry Thoughts May 8, 2015 A FUTURE: Can we construct one? Marc Chagall, Noah lets go the dove through the window of the Ark (Genesis VIII, 6 9) I think it is important […]
▶ March 2, 2015 Democracy Now! with Noam Chomsky: ISIS, Iraq, Iran, Netanyahu, Israel
Noam Chomsky on How the Iraq War Birthed ISIS & Why U.S. Policy Undermines the Fight Against It Noam Chomsky: Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal, Israel’s Goal Isn’t Survival — It’s Regional Dominance Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page […]
Nukes Are Nuts
Nuclear weapons are justified by their possessors for nuclear deterrence, but nuclear deterrence is only a hypothesis about human behavior. By David Krieger Saturday, 03 August 2013 Truthout | Opinion (Photo: US Government / Flickr) When asked by a reporter why nuclear weapons are useless, Colin Powell, former US secretary of state and four-star general said: “Because they’re such horrible […]
Noam Chomsky> Plutonomy and the Precariat> On the History of the U.S. Economy in Decline
Plutonomy and the Precariat> On the History of the U.S. Economy in Decline Posted by Noam Chomsky at 7:39am, May 8, 2012 TomDispatch The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. Unprecedented, in fact. There’s never been anything like it that I can think of. If the bonds and associations it has established can be sustained […]
Agence France-Presse> Israel military chief: Iran not pursuing nuclear weapon
Israel military chief: Iran not pursuing nuclear weapon By Agence France-Presse Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:27 EDT The Raw Story JERUSALEM — Israel’s military chief toned down the rhetoric over Iran’s nuclear programme on Wednesday, describing the Iranian leadership as “very rational” and unlikely to take the decision to build a bomb. Speaking […]
Noam Chomsky> What Are Iran’s Intentions?
What Are Iran’s Intentions? Noam Chomsky Saturday 3 March 2012 Nation of Change “Iran has very limited capacity to deploy force, and its strategic doctrine is defensive, designed to deter invasion long enough for diplomacy to take effect.” The January/February issue of Foreign Affairs featured the article “Time to Attack Iran: Why a […]
Polly Mann> Five Minutes to Midnight
Five Minutes to Midnight By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter February 2012 The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the hands of its Doomsday Clock to five minutes to midnight, due to inadequate progress on nuclear weapons reduction and proliferation. Are we doomed, or can we turn back the hands of time? As the […]