Posts Tagged: nuclear weapons
After a year that's brought us closer to nuclear war, ethnic cleansing, and climate catastrophe, it's time to consider that the Trump-GOP agenda may be genuinely evil.
It's scary to think of Donald Trump or Kim Jung-un with a nuclear button. Scarier are all the nameless functionaries with the same.
Pundits seem more concerned about the North driving a "wedge" between the U.S. and the South than about preventing nuclear war.
An advocate for North Korean refugees outlines an alternative approach to political change and regional peace in Korea.
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
The bare bones of a deal with North Korea may exist, but senseless provocations could set off a conflict long before then.
By roping India and Japan into its standoff with China, the U.S. is raising the nuclear stakes in Asia — including, dangerously, between India and Pakistan.
The most effective way to prevent a nuclear war with North Korea is to reassure them that the U.S. won't strike first.
We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.
The president's over-the-top threats have made war seem like a real possibility. And war would be catastrophic.